Roman God Bacchus Dionysus

Roman God Bacchus Dionysus

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The Roman god Bacchus was the equivalent of the Greek Dionysus and at times also known as Liber (the “free”). To the Estruscans he was known as “Fufluns”. The deity is likely to have originated from Phrygia (Turkey) or Phoenician (Lebanon-Syria-Israel) and have followed the expansion of wine production and trade.

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