On the walls of the chief council chambers are a magnificent series of oil-paintings by Tintoretto and other less able Venetians - among them Tintoretto's masterpiece, "Bacchus and Ariadne," and his enormous picture of Paradise, the largest oil-painting in the world.
Built over this early precinct, which Dorpfeld identifies with the Dionysium Ev Aiµvais, or Lenaeum, is a basilicashaped building of the Roman period, apparently sacred to Bacchus; in this was found an inscription containing the rules The city of the society of the Iobacchi.
The mountains both in Victoria and New South Wales were snow-capped, and glaciers flowed down their flanks and laid down Carboniferous glacial deposits, which are still preserved in basins that flank the mountain ranges, such as the famous conglomerates of Bacchus Marsh, Heathcote and the Loddon valley in Victoria, and cf Branxton and other localities in New South Wales.
To this day hymns are unwittingly sung to Bacchus in the dales and glens of Kafiristan.
On the outside, in very high relief, are figures of Bacchus with vines and panthers, some portions being hollow from within, others fixed on the exterior.
Among the poems written or at least sketched during this period were L'Oaristys, L'Aveugle, La Jeune Malade, Bacchus,Euphrosine and Ld Jeune Tarentine, the last a synthesis of his purest manner, mosaic though it is of reminiscences of at least a dozen classical poets.
In the train of the Magna Mater came the secret Oriental cult of Bacchus, which grew to such proportions in deities .
The lesser temple was built in honour of Bacchus (not the Sun, as formerly believed).
The temple of Bacchus stood on a platform of its own formed by a southern projection of the Acropolis.
Many oscilla or masks, representing the head of Bacchus or of different rustic deities, are still preserved.
There is a marble oscillum of Bacchus in the British Museum.
Here the oscilla were hung on trees, such as the vine and the olive, oak and the pine, and represented the faces of Liber, Bacchus or other deity connected with the cultivation of the soil (Virg.
Name for the wild and mystic festivals of Bacchus (Dionysus).
They include colossal figures of Aesculapius and Bacchus, and the lower half of a seated Egyptian divinity in black basalt, bearing the cartouche of Tethmosis (Thothmes) I.
Soma is the Indian Bacchus, and one of the most important of the Vedic gods.
The church was built by St Ambrose early in the 4th-century (on the site of a temple of Bacchus it is said), but as it stands it is a Romanesque basilica of the 12th century, recently well restored (like many other churches in Milan), with a brick exterior, like so many churches of Milan and Lombardy, curious galleries over the facade, and perhaps the most perfectly preserved atrium in existence.
Of these works only two remain perfect, St Sophia in Constantinople, now a mosque, and one of the architectural wonders of the world, and the church of SS Sergius and Bacchus, now commonly called Little St Sophia, which stands about half a mile from the great church, and is in its way a very delicate and beautiful piece of work.
In the tympanum is a relief of Bacchus (wrongly supposed to be of a female, and called the Bal-Kis, i.e."Honey Girl").
The inhabitants, who number one to two hundred, speak Sokotri and Arabic and are chiefly engaged in diving for pearl shell on the Bacchus Bank N.E.
Bacchus and Venus go hand in hand, as in the ancient anteChristian age.
The so-called lynxes of Bacchus were generally represented as resembling leopards rather than any of the species now known by the name.
Of the "Pomona" mentioned by Lomazzo as a work of the Amboise time his visitor says nothing, nor yet of the Louvre "Bacchus," which tradition ascribes to Leonardo but which is clearly pupil's work.
Born from the loves of Bacchus and Circe, he is "much like his father, but his mother more" - a sorcerer, like her, who gives to travellers a magic draught that changes their human face into the "brutal form of some wild beast," and, hiding from them their own foul disfigurement, makes them forget all the pure ties of life, "to roll with pleasure in a sensual sty."
The names Bacchus (Bdi os, in use among the Greeks from the 5th 2 See the studies by Siegfried and Gelzer, Eusebii canonum epitome ex Dionysii Telmaharensis chronico petita (Leipzig, 1884), and von Gutschmid, Untersuchungen fiber die syrische Epitome der Eusebischen Canones (Stuttgart, 1886).
In Lydia his triumphant return from India was celebrated by an annual festival on Mount Tmolus; in Lydia he assumed the long beard and long robe which were of terwards given him in his character of the " Indian Bacchus," the conqueror of the East, who, after the campaigns of Alexander, was reported to have advanced as far as the Ganges.
" Bacchus ") in Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des antiquites; O.
In honour of Liber (also called Liber Pater and Bacchus) two festivals were celebrated.
Sergius and Bacchus (Kutchuk Aya Sofia) and St Sophia are erections of Justinian the Great.
Sergius and Bacchus is perceptible.
ST SERGIUS, generally associated with St Bacchus, one of the most celebrated martyrs of Christian antiquity.
Africa (Eeca boulder-beds), Australia and Tasmania (Bacchus Marsh boulder-beds, &c.), and South America, which are associated with Glossopteris-bearing strata.
Sergius and Bacchus were soldiers.