Dionysus

By: Justin Pedersen & Liam Pitney

Roman Name: Liber

Job Description:

He goes around the area helping people grow their grapes.

Accomplishments:

He achieved rebirth, and brought wine and grapes to Egypt.

Symbols

Thyrsos( a wooden stick wrapped with ivy leaves and vines)

the flute

wine barrels

Traits

Fertility

Madness

Has the power to make ecstasy out of thin air

Relationships

Father: Zeus

Mother: Demeter

Rebirth mother: Semele

Grandma: Cybele

Wife: Ariadne the Princess of Crete

Cousin: Pentheus

Strengths

He can make drugs

He can make wine

He can make people go mad

Weaknesses

No weaknesses (does not say)

Iteresting Facts

He was born inside of Zeus's thigh.

He was attacked by the titans and the only thing that was left was his heart.

He gave king Midas the golden touch


Works Cited

"Dionysus Was the Greek God of Wine, Joy and Theatre and a Lover of Peace." Dionysus, the Greek God of Wine in Greek Mythology. Web. 28 Jan. 2016

Taft, Michael. Greek Gods & Goddesses. Chicago: Britannica Educational, 2014. Print.

"Dionysus." UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Vol. 2. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 310-315. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 28 Jan. 2016..