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 ...
Aug 15, 2008 ... Ancient dramatic festival in which tragedy, comedy, and satyric drama originated;
it was held in Athens in March in honour of Dionysus, the god ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Long before the theater itself was built, an annual ceremonial festival was held
for Dionysus in the same spot. This ancient ceremony was performed by ...
It was probably a very ancient festival perhaps not originally associated with
Dionysus. This "rural Dionysia" was held during the winter in the month of ...
The Festival of Dionysus was held annually in Meliad in honour of the god,
Dionysus. Each year...
Sep 14, 1999 ... The City Dionysia was held in Athens on the 9th to 13th days of ... Since the City
Dionysia was not so old as the other Dionysian festivals, it was ...
Feb 4, 2015 ... Acting and Greek Theatre: Honoring Dionysus ... The festival began with
dithyrambs, or songs sung by a large chorus of usually 50 men.