Analysis Of Dionysus, The God Of Wine

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Have you ever heard of god that was able to make wine using a stick, or even able to make wine easily by using bare hands. Well, that god`s name is in fact Dionysus, the god of wine and festivities. One of the main symbol that represents him is the thyrsus. The thyrsus is a magical stick or wand that it entwined with leaves, and has a pine cone on the top. It is able to do such things as turning a rock into water, and turning it again into wine. I will be explaining more about his role, his myth, and how this god might have affected my assigned culture group.

Dionysus is the god of wine and festivities, and his parents were Zeus and Semele. His father was Zeus, the king of gods, and her mother was Semele, the daughter of king Cadmus of Thebes. However, Semele was different from other gods and was a mortal, meaning a human being. But, before Zeus even met Semele his wife used to be Hera. And there were frankly issues were Hera tried to kill Dionysus when he was a baby, and the reason why Hera tried to do it was, because he was jealous of Zeus that the fact that they had a child. Hera arranged the Titans to kill him. The Titans then ripped him into parts, although his heart was still alive, and Rhea was able to bring him back alive. Which shows that he was twice-born. Zeus then gave him to Mount Nymphs to be protected and raised. As he grew up he seemed to learns the ways of winemaking easily. Since he was influenced by wine he was possessed by a greater power. When he became
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