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MAENADS

Picture of the Greek Desire Spirits MAENADS from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Greek Desire Spirits

Also known as BACCHAE, BACCHANTES

The wild female groupies of the sexy Dionysus Fan Club

’The Raving Ones’. Often labeled as NYMPHS, they are the debauched female followers of DIONYSUS, who drives them wild with passion.

Notoriously crazy, the MAENADS have been known to rip unwary travelers to shreds in the throes of their sexual ecstasy — especially after chewing on the old laurel leaves for a while.

They have no inhibitions and can now be found at pop concerts throwing their underwear at the stage. Hence the expression ‘sex and drugs and rock-n-roll’.

MAENADS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MAENADS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Desire
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BACCHAE, BACCHANTES
Popularity index : 24202

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Article last updated on 08 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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