Definitions for "BACCHUS"
Keywords:  dionysus, dionysos, roman, god, greek
The god of wine, son of Jupiter and Semele.
Roman god of wine; known as Dionysos to the Greeks
Roman God of wine, adopted from the Greek god Dionysos.
Bacchus is a painting often said to be by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. However, some have claimed that the painting could have been done by Cesare da Sesto, Bernazzano, Francesco Melzi or a 'Lombard painter'. The background does not seem to be typical of Leonardo's work.
Bacchus (c.1596) is a painting by Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). It is held in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.
(alt Baquos). A large burly minataur seen delivering chocolate eggs in Newtown every Easter.
Keywords:  lictors, jorace, thump, dare, whack
A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk. Is public worship, then, a sin, That for devotions paid to Bacchus The lictors dare to run us in, And resolutely thump and whack us? Jorace