Festivals of Dionysus may refer to several celebrations held in Athens in honor of
the Greek god Dionysus: The Dionysia, a festival of the Rural Dionysia and the ...
Ancient dramatic festival in which tragedy, comedy, and satyric drama originated;
it was held in Athens in March in honour of Dionysus, the god of wine. Tragedy ...
Jan 6, 2012 ... Theater in Ancient Greece: The Festival of Dionysus. written by: Brian ... The
festivities held there are what led to the Greeks' mastery of theater.
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Di·o·nys·i·a pl.n. Ancient Greek festivals held seasonally, chiefly at Athens, in
honor of Dionysus, especially those held in the spring and connected with the ...
Jan 22, 2005 ... Many festivals of Dionysus were held in ancient Greece; this article concerns the
major Dionysian festival known as Great Dionysia or City ...
Sep 21, 2008 ... This festival was held about three months after the rural Dionysia, ... The
Eleuthereans brought a statue of Dionysus to Athens, which was ...
The festival for Dionysus was held in the spring when vines would start bearing
leaves. It became one of the most important events of the year and its primary ...
Sep 14, 1999 ... The City Dionysia was held in Athens on the 9th to 13th days of ... as the other
Dionysian festivals, it was under the control of the Arkhôn (chief) ...
SPRING FESTIVAL The Parade of Dionysus in his Ship ... Many Greek festivals
were held in honor of Dionysus; most famous were the. Anthesteria (in early ...
Four festivals are dedicated to Dionysos, from the beginning of Winter to the ...
athletic or poetic (rhapsodist competitions) jousting matches (agones) were held.