Roman Mythology

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BACCHUS

Roman Drunken God

Also known as BACCHAE

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

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: BACCHAE

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

In charge of: Inebriation
Area of expertise: Drunkenness

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 998

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Article last revised on September 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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