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The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)
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The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)
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  • Galen appears uncertain whether Asklepius (as well as Dionysus) was originally a god, or whether he was first a man and then became afterwards a god; but Apollodorus professed to fix the exact date of his apotheosis.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Dionysus is the Greek counterpart to the better known Roman Bacchus.

  • When we got to camp, the centaurs were anxious to meet Dionysus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters

  • Chiron and Dionysus stopped you.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian

  • "Dionysus," the king agreed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
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