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'''Dionysus''' ("twice-born") was the god of wine in ancient [[Greek mythology]]. He was known to the Romans as [[Bacchus]]. Wine was viewed as a feature of civilization and Dionysus is seen as the patron of civilized activities such as the law, agriculture, theatre, and the promotion of peace.   
 
'''Dionysus''' ("twice-born") was the god of wine in ancient [[Greek mythology]]. He was known to the Romans as [[Bacchus]]. Wine was viewed as a feature of civilization and Dionysus is seen as the patron of civilized activities such as the law, agriculture, theatre, and the promotion of peace.   
  
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[[Category:Olympians]]
 
[[Category:Olympians]]

Revision as of 04:54, 9 July 2008

Dionysus ("twice-born") was the god of wine in ancient Greek mythology. He was known to the Romans as Bacchus. Wine was viewed as a feature of civilization and Dionysus is seen as the patron of civilized activities such as the law, agriculture, theatre, and the promotion of peace.