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Dionysus/Theatre #99467
03/26/03 01:37 AM
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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...


Re: Dionysus/Theatre #99468
03/26/03 01:56 AM
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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


Re: Dionysus/Theatre #99469
03/26/03 10:30 AM
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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!


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



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


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



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