Dionysus (Greek: Διόνυσος, Dionysos) was the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness and ecstasy in Greek mythology. Dionysus was variably known with the following epithets , or names, given above the photos.


Erikryptos, “completely hidden”

Melanaigis, “of the black goatskin”


Right: Nan Goldin, Left: My interpretation

Eleutherios, “the liberator”

Agrios , “wild”

Dendrites, “he of the trees”

Acratophorus, “giver of unmixed wine”


Dendrites, “he of the trees”

Lyaeus, “he who unties”

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