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BACCHUS

Picture of the Roman Drunken God BACCHUS from our Roman mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Roman Drunken God

Also known as BACCHAE

Sodden old God of Wine and Orgies

Oh, you know about him already do you?

This drunken rake used to be called LIBER, but changed his name to avoid arrest for indecent behavior.

Known as DIONYSUS among the Greek free-drinkers, he was constantly surrounded by nubile orgasmic ladies who called themselves Bacchae — although the Greeks called them MAENADS and the newspapers called them something else entirely.

BACCHUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BACCHUS
Location : Italy and Roman Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Inebriation
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BACCHAE
Popularity index : 16119
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Article last updated on 08 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Bacchus: Roman God of Drunkenness (Roman mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 September 2014.

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