Example sentences for: dionysus

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

  • He met with a hostile response from the Pagan population, but did convert Dionysus who later became the patron saint of Athens.

  • This area, reached by crossing Odós Rovertou Gali and walking up behind the Dionysus restaurant, offers splendid views across to the Acropolis (it’s the best place for afternoon overviews), and the Sound and Light Show auditorium is located here for this reason.

  • On the southeastern flank of the Acropolis are the vast remains of the Theatre of Dionysus, hacked out of the earth in the fifth century b.c. and upgraded in the third century b.c.

  • The whole auditorium held 17,000 people, but most interesting are the carved front row thrones for VIPs, including one with lion’s-claw feet that was reserved for the priest Dionysus Eleutherios.

  • The particularly fine bema of Phaedros (carved stage) depicting scenes from the life Dionysus — god of wine and merriment — is of Roman origin.


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