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The God of Wine and Ecstasy

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The God of Wine and Ecstasy

Since bread and wine are traditionally bound together as symbols of life-giving nourishment from the gods, it is not surprising that Demeter, the goddess of the grain, was often worshipped together with Bacchus, the god of wine. Like other gods of vegetation Bacchus was believed to have died a violent death, but to have been…
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