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People/Characters: Dionysus

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The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived by Dan Karlan
Apollo: God of the Sun, Healing, Music, and Poetry (Roman Mythology) by Teri Temple
Apotheon by Alientrap Games
Ariadne by Jennifer Saint
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri d'Aulaire
Bacchae [Greek text] by Euripides
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Black Market Truth by Sharon Kaye
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Circe by Madeline Miller
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Cleopatra by Michael Grant
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Erotik und Tod in den Mythen von Dionysos und Orpheus by Gerhard Fischer
Essential Thor, Volume 2 by Stan LeeMarvel
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Food for the Gods by Karen Dudley
Forests: The Shadow of Civilization by Robert Pogue Harrison
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillipsnot in English Common Knowledge
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The Greek Epic Cycle and its Ancient Reception: A Companion by Marco Fantuzzi
Greek tragedy by Gilbert Norwood
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Hisses and Honey by Shannon Mayer
The Jesus Mysteries by Timothy Freke
Lady Lazarus by Andrew Foster Altschul
The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
The Legend of the Sleepers by Danilo Kiš
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
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Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Orpheus and Eurydice (Greek Myths) by Hugh Lupton
Out of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication by Stuart Walton
Pagan Grace: Dionysus, Hermes, and Goddess Memory in Daily Life by Ginette ParisDeity
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The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
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A Snag in the Tapestry by Amethyst Marie
Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
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The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
The Watkins Dictionary of Symbols by Jack Tresidder
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The White Goddess by Robert Graves
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The Wisdom of the Serpent by Joseph L. Henderson
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Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Gods and Mortals by George Pérez
Wonder Woman Volume 5: Flesh by Brian Azzarello
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Character description

1. (Greco-Roman god) Dionysus (/daɪ.əˈnaɪsəs/; Greek: Διόνυσος) is the god of the grape-harvest, winemaking and wine, of fertility, orchards and fruit, vegetation, insanity, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, festivity and theatre in ancient Greek religion and myth.

He is also known as Bacchus (/ˈbækəs/ or /ˈbɑːkəs/; Greek: Βάκχος, Bákkhos), the name adopted by the Romans; the frenzy he induces is bakkheia. Another name used by the Romans is Liber meaning “free”, due to his association with wine and the Bacchanalia and other rites, and the freedom associated with it. His thyrsus, sometimes wound with ivy and dripping with honey, is both a beneficent wand and a weapon used to destroy those who oppose his cult and the freedoms he represents. As Eleutherios ("the liberator"), his wine, music and ecstatic dance free his followers from self-conscious fear and care, and subvert the oppressive restraints of the powerful. Those who partake of his mysteries are believed to become possessed and empowered by the god himself.
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dionysus

2. Mr. D in The Lightning Thief:
• Camp director at Camp Half-Blood
• Small but porky, with a red nose; big, watery, bloodshot eyes; and curly hair so black it was almost purple. He looked like a cherub who’d turned middle-aged in a trailer park.

3. Dionysus aka David Nyce in the Freya series by Matthew Laurence. (Greek Deity) Dionysus has figured out that as the god of abandoned good times and bliss, he is a natural for the Disney Corporation. He has worked his way up the corporate ladder. When he spots Sara Vanadi, aka Freya, he immediately attempts to seduce her. She is actually repulsed by him, to his fury.

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