Dionysos, god of wine, can be seen holding a bunch of grapes and crowned with a vine wreath. The statue stands 1.75 metres...
Remains of gold visible on the sculpture; 2nd century CE; Palazzo Altemps in Rome,Italy.
A detail of a mosaic flooring from a Roman Villa, Corinth, circa 2nd century BCE (Corinth Archaeological Museum)
Dionysos & Pan
Dionysos, Pan and a panther, from Pozzuoli (Naples) 2nd century CE. Roman copy from a Greek original, marble. Nye Carlsberg...
Dionysos & the Horae
A marble relief depicting the god Dionysos leading the Horae, personifications of the seasons in Greek mythology. 1st century...
Dionysos from the Parthenon.
Figure D (commonly identified as Dionysos) from the East Pediment of the Parthenon. Here we can see his legs, and where...
Dionysos or Bacchus
A bronze statue of the god of wine Dionysos (Greek name) / Bacchus (Roman name), early 2nd century CE. His head is crowned...
Dionysos with Panther
This is a panel from a Roman mosaic pavement. Dionysos is shown dancing while a panther prances along beside him. Dionysos'...
Drink of the Gods: Wine in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean
A symbol of fertility, immortality, and divinity, wine was the favored drink of choice across the ancient Near East...
Greek mythology, as in other ancient cultures, was used as a means to explain the environment in which humankind lived...