Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees was named King of the Bacchus Krewe at this year's Mardi Gras.
I guess we know how Bacchus kept his title as the god of wine and intoxication.
And in the evening a fête where they carry a child got up as Bacchus, and seated on a barrel with a wine-cup.
Here came my morning school, for the first time, under Bacchus' conduct.
Bacchus was speechless for some moments, but at last made out to call Phillis, who came to the door to see what was the trouble.
All sense of humour fled him when hammerlocked with Bacchus.
Finally, excited by the rites of Bacchus, one of them exclaimed, "See yonder our despiser!"
The theatre at the base of the Acropolis was consecrated to Bacchus.
At last I finished Bacchus—after devoting many days and months to it.
So he put the disciple of Bacchus on the slide, and started in alone.
Greek god of wine and revelry, late 15c., from Latin Bacchus, from Greek Bakkhos, perhaps related to Latin bacca "berry, olive-berry, bead, pearl." Perhaps originally a Thracian fertility god.
The Greek and Roman god of wine and revelry. He is also known by the Greek name Dionysus.
Note: In painting, Bacchus is often depicted eating a bunch of grapes and surrounded by satyrs.
Note: A “bacchanalian” party or feast is marked by unrestrained drunkenness. The name recalls a Roman festival called Bacchanalia.