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#99467 - 03/26/03 01:37 AM Dionysus/Theatre  
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Why? Why was Dionysus the patron of theatre in Greece? What's the connection between the Dionysian revelries and theatre?

Just wondering...


#99468 - 03/26/03 01:56 AM Re: Dionysus/Theatre  
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Dear WW: Here's a link that well tell you a good bit.
http://www.perspicacity.com/elactheatre/library/pedia/greek.htm


#99469 - 03/26/03 10:30 AM Re: Dionysus/Theatre  
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Many thanks, wwh. That's a terrific link. I especially enjoyed reading about the men who wore headresses that were fashioned like phalluses!


#99470 - 12/25/03 04:16 AM Re: Dionysus/Theatre  
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Hence the term "getting head."



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#99471 - 12/25/03 09:41 AM Re: Dionysus/Theatre  
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Well, howdy do, Sparteye!!!


#99472 - 12/26/03 01:55 AM Re: Dionysus/Theatre  
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Hi ya, WW.



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