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1 Dionysus the Liberator
This is a quiz on the Greek god Dionysus (also Dionysos), the god of wine, and also one of the twelve Olympians. Let's see how much you know about him and his interactions with other gods!
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Jan 06 10
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Last Updated Sep 25 13 1:48 PM

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* As well as being the god of wine, Dionysus is the god of grapes and theater, and is the inspirer of ritual madness and ecstasy. Do you know which of these names is used for his Roman counterpart?
* Dionysus's birth was a strange one - as with many deities, he was fathered by Zeus, but his mother was a mortal woman, the daughter of King Cadmus of Thebes. Do you know her name?
* Upon whose tomb did Dionysus place an olive branch shaped as a phallus? This man was a shepherd whom Dionysus had promised to take as a lover in return for him having guided the god to Hades.
* Which of these animals is Dionysus frequently seen riding, or wearing the skin of? These animals also pull his chariot.


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