He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic
proverb of Benedict XII.
In 2016 Charles Ede sold 'a particularly fine blackfigure kantharos' to a client in New York and, more recently, to Yale University, a red-figure kylix with Bacchic
scenes on the outside and a tondo of a maenad attacking a satyr (Fig.
Inspiration is very important for the poet and the actor, sometimes they are even "possessed by Bacchic
frenzy" (Plato, Ion 942).
Friel thus takes Judith's alcoholism, a quality that for Moore represents only a means of self-deception, and examines its possibilities as a means of self-expression: more Bacchic
ritual than Hogarthian parable.
Amateurism is not only an effect of FitzGerald's socioeconomic status or a result of the poem's Bacchic
pull but also a calculated political strategy that undermines professional practice, even that of the modern author.
On the dating of these three plays and the Casina: because of a remark in Casina about the rarity of Bacchic
revels these days (Cas.
The women--the Bacchic
Maenads--who worship Dionysius live in the mountains, and they appear to have been driven mad by the experience of communion with him.
Hate it and love it alternately, but am not, as you surmise, in a constant Bacchic
That "Michael Field" subsequently took the Bacchic
staff of the Maenads, the thyrsus pole, as the emblem for the covers of their works affirms Bradley and Cooper's devotion to what Ahmed calls a stray's philosophy.
Islamic ironies, between Abu Nuwas and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Reflecting, as he often would, on the question of wine, and its permissibility in Islam, the 9th-century bacchic
poet of Baghdad, Abu Nuwas, once asked:
In the first one, Filip Doroszewski analyses Dionysiac vocabulary and imagery in the Paraphrase, convincingly arguing that Bacchic
frenzy is used, on the one hand, as a metaphor for approaching God, and on the other, when applied to Judaic festivities, to evoke noisiness, animal sacrifice, and reprehensible mysticism.
It was danced inside a divine temple as the Bacchic
dance (with the rhythmic elevation of the arms), executed from the baccanti during the rituals of fertility.