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ID: 901001029
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001029
Record Type: Character/Person

Dionysos (Greek deity)

Note: Son of Zeus and Semele, a daughter of Cadmus (king of Thebes). Greek nature god of fruitfulness and vegetation, especially known as a god of wine and ecstasy. The occurrence of his name on a Linear B tablet (13th century bce) shows that he was already worshipped in the Mycenaean period, although it is not known where his cult originated.

Display Date: ancient origins

Names:
Dionysos (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Dionysus (Greek deity) (English,U,N)
Διόνυσος (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Dionizo (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Dioniso (Greek deity) (Italian-P,D,N)
Dionizi (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
디오니소스 (Greek deity) (Korean,U,N)
ディオニューソス (Greek deity) (Japanese,U,N)
狄俄倪索斯 (Greek deity) (Chinese,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Dionysos (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
child of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
counterpart is .... Bacchus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Bacchus (Roman deity)) [901001409]
companion of .... Silenus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Silenus (Greek character)) [901000117]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
deity of .... wine
.....(beverages, food, materials by function, materials (substances), Materials (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Dionysos (Greek deity)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014014847
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) 92L1 (story of) Bacchus (Dionysus), Liber
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-)
Dionysus (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Διόνυσος (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dionizo (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dioniso (Greek deity)
................ICCD database (1988-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dionizi (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
디오니소스 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
ディオニューソス (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
狄俄倪索斯 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92L1 (story of) Bacchus (Dionysus), Liber
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014014847

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