Zagreus


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Za·greus

 (zā′gro͞os, -grē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
The son of Zeus and Persephone who was slain by the Titans and reborn as Dionysus.

Zagreus

(ˈzæɡrɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a young god whose cult came from Crete to Greece, where he was identified with Dionysus. The son of Zeus by either Demeter or Persephone, he was killed by the Titans at the behest of Hera
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Yet, the emotional impulse is thoroughly pagan; more Dionysus Zagreus than Jesus Christ.
Although Z finds him beseeching Zagreus, "ancient god of the past, dead one," to give him his "honey measure of sleep," I wonder if the next temptation won't be to surf the Internet or Google something.
En is Christus en sy "oertipes" soos Zagreus, Tammuz of Osiris nie dus maar net "beelde van die mens", drome, ervarings wat later "verplaas word na die lewe"--menslike bedenksels dus.