antikathera Picture

Artwork for Antikathera ♪♫
*(Definition of "Antikythera" mechanism [link])

*( Antikathera [link] formerly Lykeum: [link])

*I used Dionysus (Bacchus) Image from 'Ancient Scultpure Gallery' [link]

"...He was known as the god of wine, the inspirer of ritual madness and ecstasy. The Liberator, freeing one from one's normal self, by madness, ecstasy, or wine. The divine mission of Dionysus was to mingle the music of the aulos and to bring an end to care and worry. Scholars have discussed Dionysus' relationship to the "cult of the souls" and his ability to preside over communication between the living and the dead."

"Dionysus (Bacchus); The Thracian god of wine, represents not only the intoxicating power of wine, but also its social and beneficent influences. He is viewed as the promoter of civilization, a lawgiver, and lover of peace, as well as the patron deity of both agriculture and the theater. In Greek mythology he is the son of sky-god Zeus and the mortal princess Semele." Half God, half Mortal.
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