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BACCHUS
Also known as BACCHAE

A picture showing the legend of BACCHUS taken from our Roman mythology archives. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the story below or search the index for more Roman Gods, Roman Goddesses, heroes, demons and monsters!

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.

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Article last updated on 12 January 2013
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT BACCHUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : BACCHUS
Location : Italy and Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BACCHAE
Popularity index : 659

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