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Dionysus

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Definition Greek mythology:  god of wine and fertility and drama
  • Dionysus is the Greek counterpart to the better known Roman Bacchus.
Dionysus = Greek mythology:  god of wine and fertility and drama
  • When we got to camp, the centaurs were anxious to meet Dionysus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Dionysus = Greek mythology:  god of wine and fertility and drama
  • When we last met, you had the help of Hercules and Dionysus—the most powerful heroes in the world, both of them destined to become gods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Dakota shared Kool-Aid with the kids from the Dionysus cabin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • And he renewed the flame of his lance with a gesture which made one think of Dionysus of Crete.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • By the way, December 25 is also the birthday of Osiris, Adonis, and Dionysus.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Dormant grapevines festooned the dining area—no doubt the work of my old friend Dionysus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • Old Dionysus isn't really mad.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Around the table, people were trying not to laugh—the Stoll brothers, Pollux from the Dionysus cabin, Katie Gardner from Demeter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • But I'm sure Dionysus will not hold a grudge just because of a little, ah, misunderstanding.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • It's like the gods have sealed themselves off Even my mom won't answer my prayers, and our camp director, Dionysus, was recalled.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • He showed him the theatre of Dionysus and explained in what order the people sat, and how beyond they could see the blue Aegean.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • She knew the god in his Greek form, Dionysus—or Mr. D, as they called him back at Camp Half-Blood.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Even Dionysus must help out.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • ] Then in the morning, I put away my books on the cultural shelf, close up the kodachrome snaps of Mount Olympus, touch my reproduction statue of Dionysus for luck—and go off to hospital to treat him for insanity.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • 1) Thou by many names adored, Child of Zeus the God of thunder, Of a Theban bride the wonder, Fair Italia's guardian lord; In the deep-embosomed glades Of the Eleusinian Queen Haunt of revelers, men and maids, Dionysus, thou art seen.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • And in this pillage of the loaded shelves, he found himself wedged firmly into the grotesque pattern of Protestant fiction which yields the rewards of Dionysus to the loyal disciples of John Calvin, panting and praying in a breath, guarding the plumtree with the altar fires, outdoing the pagan harlot with the sanctified hussy.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • We reached the amphitheater, and Dionysus pointed. toward the campfire.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • I turned and found Dionysus standing there, still in his black suit.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • I noticed that Dionysus was treading on air, his polished black shoes hovering an inch off the ground.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth

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