Example sentences for: dionysius

How can you use “dionysius” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Dionysian comes from Dionysius, the god of wine and fertility, who was worshipped with drunken orgies in the woods at which nonparticipants were ripped to pieces.

  • Its popular attraction is the cave called Orecchio di Dionisio (Dionysius’ Ear), dubbed as such by Caravaggio in 1608 because of its acoustics.

  • In his characteristically diverting and obscurely erudite way, Pennington describes this discrepancy between public perception and magnitude of risk by referring to an article on railway accidents published in 1859 by one Dionysius Lardner.

  • The Rolling Stones, darker, more subterranean, and with a deeper rhythm section, are more in touch with Dionysius.

  • The “mysteries” are those depicted in a vast fresco of a young woman’s initiation into the cult of Dionysius of Greek origin.

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