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List of Gods   : "Bacchus"

NameOriginDescription
God name "BACCHUS" Roman God of wine and intoxication. Bacchus is modeled closely on the Greek god DIONYSOS. In Roman mythology his parents are JUPITER and SEMELE, the daughter of Kadmos, who became deified only after her death by fire on Olympus....
Nymph name "Bacche" Greek One of the Nysaian nymphs who, along with Macris, Erato, Bromie and Nysa hid Bacchus in their cave and nurtured him.
God name "Bacchus" Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Dionysus.
God name "Dionysus" Greek The youthful, beautiful, but effeminate god of wine. He is also called both by Greeks and Romans Bacchus, that is, the noisy or riotous god, which was originally a mere epithet or surname of Dionysus, but does not occur till after the time of Herodotus. Greek
"Elousinian Mysteries" Greek Bacchus, Persophone and Demeter.
God name "Eurytos" Greek One of the giants that made war with the gods. Bacchus killed him with his thyrsus. Greek
"Iacchus" Greek The solemn name of the mystic Bacchus at Athens and Eleusis. The Phrygian Bacchus was looked upon in the Eleusinian mysteries as a child, and as such he is described as the son of Demeter and Zeus, and as the brother of Cora, that is, the male Cora or Corus.
God name "Intonsus" Greek I. e. unshorn, a surname of Apollo and Bacchus, alluding to the eternal youth of these gods, as the Greek youths allowed their hair to grow until they attained the age of manhood, though in the case of Apollo it may also allude to his being the god of the Sun, whence the long floating hair would indicate the rays of the Sun. Greek
"Libys" Greek The name of two mythical personages, one a son of Libya, and the other one of the Tyrrhenian pirates whom Bacchus changed into dolphins. Greek
God name "Orotalt" Greek According to the Greek writers, was the Bacchus of the ancient Arabs. This, however, is a mistake, for the word is a corruption of Allah Taala; God the Most High.
King name "Panic" Greek On one occasion Bacchus, in his Indian expeditions, was encompassed with an army far superior to his own; one of his chief captains, named Pan, advised him to command all his men at the dead of night to raise a simultaneous shout. The shout was rolled from mountain to mountain by innumerable echoes, and the Indians, thinking they were surrounded on all sides, took to sudden flight. Greek
God name "Satyr" Greco - Roman Woodland god. Generic term for an assortment of Divine beings with a human torso and the legs, hair and horns of a goat. They include the god PAN and the demigod Silenus who raised the adolescent BACCHUS....