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  Bacchus on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Icons of brotherly love; Saints Sergius and Bacchus were Roman soldiers and Christians martyred in the fourth century for refusing to worship idols.
Bacchus was an aide to Askew, who was the U.S. trade representative.
Jim Bacchus, a former U.S. Congressman, lawyer and journalist is now chief judge of the World Trade Organization's appellate court in Geneva, Switzerland.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Bacchus.asp   (616 words)

  
 Dionysus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Dionysus (or Dionysos; also known as Bacchus in Roman mythology and associated with the Italic Liber), the Thracian god of wine, represents not only the intoxicating power of wine, but also its social and beneficent influences.
In the Greek pantheon, Dionysus (along with Zeus) absorbs the role of Sabazios, a Phrygian deity, whose name means "shatterer" and to whom shattered pottery was sacrificed (probably to prevent other pottery from being broken during firing).
Acis, a Sicilian youth, was sometimes said to be Bacchus' son.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Dionysus   (1970 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sergius and Bacchus
According to the legend, there were high in esteem of the Caesar Maximianus on account of their bravery, but this favour was turned into hate when they acknowledged their Christian faith.
Sergius, though, had much more suffering to endure; among other tortures, as the legend relates, he had to run eighteen miles in shoes which were covered on the soles with sharp-pointed nails that pierced through the foot.
The burial-place of Sergius and Bacchus was pointed out in the city of Resaph; in honour of Sergius the Emperor Justinian also built churches in honour of Sergius at Constantinople and Acre; the one at Constantinople, now a mosque, is a great work of Byzantine art.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13728a.htm   (388 words)

  
 Bacchus Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
the Bacchus grape variety, grown predominantly in Germany
the Krewe of Bacchus, a large New Orleans Mardi Gras parade
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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