Bacchus

[n] - (in ancient Greece and Rome) god of wine
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Bacchus

In Greek and Roman mythology, the god of fertility (see Dionysus) and of wine; his rites (the Bacchanalia) were orgiastic. ...
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Bacchus

Bac'chus noun [ Latin , from Greek Ba`kchos .] (Myth.) The god of wine, son of Jupiter and Semele.
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bacchus

The god of wine, son of Jupiter and Semele. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Bacchus

noun (classical mythology) god of wine; equivalent of Dionysus
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Bacchus

• (n.) The god of wine, son of Jupiter and Semele.
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Bacchus

(from the article `Western sculpture`) ...fled to Bologna; there he executed three figures for the tomb of S. Domenico and saw the powerful reliefs of Jacopo della Quercia (see ... ...of other factors, such as the specific functions of works or the stimulating creations of other artists. This is the case with Michelangelo`s ... [2 re...
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Bacchus

(from the article `Sansovino, Jacopo`) ...while employed by Pope Julius II in the restoration of ancient statues. Back in Florence he carved the statue of `St. James the Elder` (1511–18; ...
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Bacchus

Bacchus 1. The god of wine; hence, wine, intoxicating liquor. 2. A 'child of Bacchus' is a name that refers to someone who drinks to excess; a drunkard. 3. A classical god of wine: in Greek and Roman mythology, the god of wine, identified with the Greek god Dionysus and the Roman god Liber. He was worshiped with orgiastic and ecstatic rites. From...
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Bacchus

[mythology] Four bottle rockets await launching during a Fourth of July (Independence Day, US) celebration ...
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Bacchus

[opera] The story is based on the mythology surrounding Bacchus and Ariadne (Ariane). The Gods, among them demi-god Bacchus, appear in human form in ancient India to attempt to persuade the people away from the pervading Buddhist influence. Ariane has followed them, convinced that Bacchus is in fact Theseus, her unrequited love. In the end,...
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Bacchus

Bacchus (băk'us) , in Roman religion and mythology, god of wine; in Greek mythology, Dionysus. Dionysus was also the god of tillage and law giving. He was worshiped at Delphi and at the spring festival, the Great Dionysia. In Rome, the mysteries of his cult were closely guarded, and he was...
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Bacchus

Bacchus was a Greek and later Roman form of the Greek god Dionysus, and in this form was the god of wine and drunken happiness. He was the son of Jupiter and Semele, and was depicted in perennial youth, usually as a maiden, with a crown or vine or ivy leaves around his temples, and holding in his hand a spear bound with ivy. Tigers, lions or lynxes...
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Bacchus

In Greek and Roman mythology, the god of fertility (see Dionysus) and of wine; his rites (the Bacchanalia) were orgiastic
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bacchus

A Birmingham base glassworks founded in the early 19thC. which produced the first pressed glass in the UK. Exhibited at the great exhibition of 1851 and specialised in cut, engraved and coloured glass tableware and paperweights.
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Bacchus

Roman god of wine. Not to be confused (though it often is) with Dionysus, who was the Greek god of wine before the age of Rome.
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Bacchus

See Dionysus.
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Bacchus

[Caravaggio] Bacchus (c.1595) is a painting by Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). It is held in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. The painting shows a youthful Bacchus reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair, fingering the drawstring of his loosely-draped robe. On a stone table i...
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Bacchus

[Michelangelo] Bacchus (1496–1497) is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo. The statue is somewhat over life-size and depicts Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, in a reeling pose suggestive of drunkenness. Commissioned by Raffaele Riario, a high-ranking Cardinal and collector o...
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Bacchus

[Leonardo] Bacchus, formerly Saint John the Baptist, is a painting in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, France, based on a drawing by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It is presumed to have been executed by an unknown follower, perhaps in Leonardo`s workshop. Sydney J. Freedberg assigns the drawing to Leonardo`s second Milan per...
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Bacchus

[grape] The Bacchus is a white wine grape that was created by viticulturalist Peter Morio at the Geilweilerhof Institute for Grape Breeding in the Palatinate in 1933. He crossed a Silvaner x Riesling cross with Müller-Thurgau. Bacchus received varietal protection and was released for general cultivation in 1972. Its name is taken from Roma...
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Bacchus

[disambiguation] Bacchus is the Roman name for Dionysus, the god of wine and intoxication. Bacchus may also refer to: In art: == See also == ...
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Bacchus

<i>(Weingott)</i> The Roman god Bacchus corresponds to the Greek god Dionysus (qv) and was taken over by the Romans, one to one. Its name is derived from Bacchus (caller, shouting), how he was called due to the aftermath caused by his boisterous noise. Bacchus is the Roman god of fertility and the ecstasy of wine and viticulture. His ex...
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Bacchus

The white grape variety (including Early Scheurebe, Geilweilerhof 33-29-133) is a new variety between (Silvaner x Riesling) x M
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Bacchus

Roman god of wine. Not to be confused (though it often is) with Dionysus, who was the Greek god of wine before the age of Rome.
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