Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

COMUS

Greek Humor God

Also known as Komos

Picture of the Greek Humor God Comus from our Greek mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Comedy, Jokes and Revelry

Always good for a laugh, and a bit of a practical joker.

He’s the son of Circe and Dionysus (or possibly Hermes), and must have inherited his parent’s talent for brewing and sorcery because he invented a magic potion which gives anyone who tastes it the head of a beast.

Later found fame as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (“Tremendous entertainment — Glasgow Herald”) and revitalized the sit-com industry.

Comus Facts and Figures

Name: Comus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Komos

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Laughter
Area of expertise: Humor, Humour, Laughter

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3708

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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