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.

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

  • This east-coast Corinthian settlement, founded in 734 b.c. , was the most powerful of Magna Graecia’s overseas colonies and, under Dionysius (405–367 b.c. ), a direct rival to Athens.

  • 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.

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

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