Review sheet 2 - Dionysos Son of Zeus and Semele Vine, wine...

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Dionysos Son of Zeus and Semele Vine, wine Thyrsus Ivy Maenads, satyrs Tyhrrhenian pirates Dionysus and the return of Hephaestus Dionysus and Pentheus, Eur. Bacchae Makes women crazy: maenadism Lycurgus, king of Thrace, attacks Dionysus and his nurses Pan Arcadian, pastoral god Father Hermes, mother d. of Dryops Syrinx Panpipes Associated with Nymphs Indian Pusan Echo (2 versions, one without Pan in Ovid) Narcissus Originally an etiological myth from Boeotia Daughters of Minyas Demeter “Earth-mother” Daughter Persephone by Zeus Cult at Eleusis: mysteries Erysichthon: myth of Thessaly, different versions Demeter and Iasion/Iasius Persephone Abducted by Hades: Homeric Hymn to Demeter Only Helios and Hecate hear her cry Demeter searches for Persephone Torches Fasts Nurses Demophon, attempts to make him immortal Important connection with rites at Eleusis Fasting, torches, kykeon Afterlife Elysium, Isles of the Blessed: Menelaus, etc. Cronus ruler: Golden Age
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