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  • Built over this early precinct, which Dorpfeld identifies with the Dionysium Ev Aiµvais, or Lenaeum, is a basilicashaped building of the Roman period, apparently sacred to Bacchus; in this was found an inscription containing the rules The city of the society of the Iobacchi.
  • To this day hymns are unwittingly sung to Bacchus in the dales and glens of Kafiristan.
  • We can only infer from the colossal character of the earth-works which surround the modern town, that, like the similar remains at Bost on the Helmund and at Ulan Robat of Arachosia, they belong to that period of Central-Asian history which preceded the rise of Achaemenian power, and which in Grecian romance is illustrated by the names of Bacchus, of Hercules and of Semiramis.
  • The lesser temple was built in honour of Bacchus (not the Sun, as formerly believed).
  • The temple of Bacchus stood on a platform of its own formed by a southern projection of the Acropolis.

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