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Dionysus in Minoan Art: Grapes, babies, and more


Most people know about Dionysus' association with grapes and wine. But in late Minoan times, he also became a solar year-king, born to the mother goddess Rhea at Midwinter. These two aspects of this fascinating god can help us find him in Minoan art:


The MMP Pantheon: Dionysus


Find the full list of this blog series about the Minoan deities here.


In the name of the bee, And of the butterfly, And of the breeze, amen.

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