Sentence Examples


  • He is the constant companion of Dionysus, whom he was said to have instructed in the cultivation of the vine and the keeping of bees.
  • This mountain, too, was the scene of the mystic rites of Dionysus, and the festival of the Daedala in honour of Hera.
  • Marsyas, as well as Midas and Silenus, are associated in legend with Dionysus and belong to the cycle of legends of Cybele.
  • After travelling through many of the Aegean islands, through Sicily, Sardinia and Magna Graecia, everywhere conferring benefits and receiving divine honours, Aristaeus reached Thrace, where he was initiated into the mysteries of Dionysus, and finally disappeared near Mount Haemus.
  • A more dignified type is the Vatican statue of Silenus carrying the infant Dionysus, and the marble group from the villa Borghese in the Louvre.
 

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