The Greek name of Bacchus (q.v.).
of Bacchus in Rome, Bromalia or Brumalia, in March and September.
Semele, daughter of Cadmus
were his aversion.
drew his chariot. Rams were the most general sacrifices
offered to him. Wife: Ariadne.
The most famous statue of this god way by Praxiteles.
Attalus gave above £18,000 for a painting of the god by Aristides.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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