Dionysos Timeline

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  • c. 1350 BCE
    First evidence of a cult to Dionysos in Mycenaean culture.
  • 700 BCE - 600 BCE
    Temples are built in honour of Apollo, Demeter and Dionysos on the island of Naxos.
  • 600 BCE - 550 BCE
    The Dionysia becomes a major Athenian festival in honour of Dionysos.
  • 600 BCE - 300 BCE
    Dionysos appears on the coins of Naxos, Mende and various other Greek city states.
  • 447 BCE - 432 BCE
    The east pediment of the Parthenon includes a reclining statue of Dionysos.
  • c. 330 BCE
    Dionysos is represented as an infant in the arm of the Hermes of Praxiteles statue.
  • c. 150 CE - c. 200 CE
    A small temple dedicated to Dionysos is built at Dion.

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1350 BCE: First evidence of a cult to Dionysos in Mycenaean culture.
 
 
700 BCE - 600 BCE: Temples are built in honour of Apollo, Demeter and Dionysos on the island of Naxos.
 
 
600 BCE - 550 BCE: The Dionysia becomes a major Athenian festival in honour of Dionysos.
 
 
600 BCE - 300 BCE: Dionysos appears on the coins of Naxos, Mende and various other Greek city states.
 
447 BCE - 432 BCE: The east pediment of the Parthenon includes a reclining statue of Dionysos.
 
330 BCE: Dionysos is represented as an infant in the arm of the Hermes of Praxiteles statue.
 
 
150 CE - 200 CE: A small temple dedicated to Dionysos is built at Dion.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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