Youthful Dionysus. Roman copy of Greek marble.
British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
Dionysus is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology.
He is a major, popular figure of Greek mythology and religion, and is included in some lists of the twelve Olympians. Dionysus was the last god to be accepted into Mt. Olympus. He was the youngest and the only one to have a mortal mother. His festivals were the driving force behind the development of Greek theatre. He is an example of a dying god.
The earliest cult images of Dionysus show a mature male, bearded and robed. He holds a fennel staff, tipped with a pine-cone and known as a thyrsus. Later...
Freelance photographer interested in many areas of photography, RicardMN Photography tries to capture special places and moments. He has compiled multiple street, landscape, documentary and portrait photographs from many countries of the world.
His photographs are in private collections in New York, Illinois, Ohio, Oregon, Florida, California, Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Idaho, North Carolina, Nebraska, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, etc, as well as in several publications and as part of the scenic design for the Asia-Pacific tour of the production "Do You Hear The People Sing?", a concert celebrating the work of Boublil and Schonberg (the creators of Les Miserables, Miss Saigon and others).
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