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Author

Euripides

Year Published

c. 406 BCE

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

The Bacchae refers to the followers of the Greek god of wine and theater Dionysius, famous for their ecstatic joy, frenzied madness, and amazing strength when worshipping the god. They are also known as Bacchants and Maenads.

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