He’s fat, bald, hairy and drunk. Much as you would expect. Silenus is the teacher and debauched buddy of Dionysus, and taught him such tricks as balancing a wine glass on your nose and how to open a bottle of wine with your teeth.
We don’t know exactly what happened to Silenus, but we do know he was granted immortality by the Gods. We have the feeling we might have seen him here and there over the years; the fat bald bearded character who is always seen drunk and incapable slumped in the corners of pubs.
Silenus Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Seilenos, Silenos
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Inebriation
Area of expertise: Drunkenness
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 3963
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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