His killers were women devotees of the old, displaced cult of Dionysus, who tore him apart.
She cheated on her husband Hephaestus with Ares, Hermes, and Dionysus.
Traditionally, Orpheus was first a priest of Dionysus and then a priest of Apollo; he linked the cults within himself.
From the Theatre of Dionysus to the Spring of Æsculapius is only a step.
This festival, in honour of Dionysus, was observed with great splendour.
Now, in the Mysteries of Dionysus, the legend was that of the death and subsequent resuscitation of the god Dionysus.
And that Apollo and the Muses and Dionysus gave us harmony and rhythm?
He died while president of the theatre of Dionysus, and was buried on the road leading to the Academy at the expense of the state.
Much wine is only to be drunk at the festivals of Dionysus, and certainly not on the occasion of a marriage.
Julian went into the sacred wood of Dionysus, where the silence was broken only by the humming of bees and the tinkle of a brook.
The Greek name for Bacchus, the Greek and Roman god of wine and revelry.