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  Dionysia - LoveToKnow 1911
'DIONYSIA, festivals in honour of the god Dionysus generally, but in particular the festivals celebrated in Attica and by the branches of the Attic-Ionic race in the islands and in Asia Minor.
(I) The lesser Dionysia, or T a /car e ypous, was held in the country places for four days (about the 19th to the 22nd of December) at the first tasting of the new wine.
It was accompanied by songs, dance, phallic processions and the impromptu performances of itinerant players, who with others from the city thronged to take part in the excitement of the rustic sports.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Dionysia   (310 words)

  Dionysia Information
The Dionysia was a large religious festival in ancient Athens in honour of the god Dionysus, the central event of which was the performance of tragedies and comedies.
The Dionysia was originally a rural festival in Eleutherae, Attica (Dionysia ta kat' agrous), probably celebrating the cultivation of vines.
The City Dionysia (Dionysia ta en Astei, also known as the Great Dionysia, Dionysia ta Megala) was the urban part of the festival, possibly established during the tyranny of Pisistratus in the 6th century BC.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Dionysia   (1400 words)

The Dionysia was a large religious festival in ancient Athens in honour of the god Dionysus, the central event of which was the performance of tragedies and comedies.
The City Dionysia (Dionysia ta en Astei, also known as the Great Dionysia, Dionysia ta Megala) was the urban part of the festival, possibly established during the tyranny of Pisistratus in the 6th century BC.
Whatever the true origins of the Dionysia, the urban festival was a relatively recent invention, and fell under the auspices of the eponymous archon rather than the basileus, to whom religious festivals were given when the office of archon was created in the 7th century BC.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/LX/Dionysia.html   (1427 words)

 The City Dionysia
Hence the origin of the name City Dionysia, to distinguish it from the Anthesteria and the Lenaea, which were celebrated, at any rate during the earliest period, in a district outside the walls.
Demosthenes speeks of the "multitudes of strangers" who were present, and Aeschines describes the audience at the City Dionysia as consisting of "the whole Greek nation." Though Athens was shorn of her political power, the crowds which continued to attend the festival testified to her unimpaired supremacy in art and literature.
The City Dionysia was the principal home of the tragic drama, and it was here that the earliest public competitions in tragedy were established.
www.theatredatabase.com /ancient/city_dionysia_001.html   (3497 words)

 Dionysia Apartments & Meltemi Studios - Amoudi Psarou Zante Zakynthos Greece
Dionysia Apartments would love to welcome you to Amoudi, a wonderful spot on the beautiful island of Zakynthos.Amoudi is in the north of the island and is uncommercialised; offering you a glimpse of traditional Greek life.
Dionysia Apartments consists of 3 apartments, which are suitable for 4-5 people and these have single beds and the living room has a double sofa bed.
Dionysia Apartments are near everything you could desire being only 100 m away from supermarkets, tavernas and the beach.
www.zanteweb.gr /zakynthos.zante/en/meltemi-dionysia   (386 words)

 theriverhomegrown: featuredbands
Dionysia was formed in 2000 when five guys from Fenton, MO came together in a basement to have a jam session.
Dionysia, by request of their fans, have released two live CD's, "Live at Mississippi Nights" and "Live at Miss Molly's" with a tremendous response.
Dionysia's Live CDs are being played on many local radio stations all across Missouri, but the band can't wait until the release of their first studio CD, which should be completed May or June of 2002.
www.theriverhomegrown.com /dionysia.html   (329 words)

 Crushed Grapes: My Weekend at Dionysia
I think the high point of my Dionysia was waiting for the maenads to descend.
I had greatly anticipated the Dionysia, a festival dedicated to the Greek god of wine, Dionysos, held this year the weekend of Sept.
I think a Dionysia without any wine is a little strange, but I understand the park rules that alcohol is verboten.
www.widdershins.org /vol1iss5/s09.htm   (693 words)

 dionysia | | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
The Dionysia was a large religious festival in ancient Athens in honour of the god Dionysus, the central event of which was the performance of tragedies and comedies.
Dionysia (Grieks: Τα Διονύσια) is de algemene benaming voor de Oud-Griekse feestelijkheden ter ere van de god Dionysos.
Er waren in Athene en Attica twee verschillende Dionysia.De kleine of landelijke Dionysia (Grieks Τα κατ'άγρους Διονύσια) werden in de dorpen van Attica gevierd in december-januari ter afsluiting van de wijnoogst.
www.babylon.com /definition/dionysia/All   (478 words)

 Ai No Senshi :: Otaku and Fandom
When Dionysia reached the age of 19, the two were teamed up to fight the ever-present peril of the enemy.
Dionysia couldn’t bear to see her country fall, and plunged into the darkness on her own, ignoring the pleas from Kurai and the royal court.
Dionysia’s main bodyfitting fuku is the traditional colour of white, like most other sol senshi.
www.freewebs.com /usagichan/sailordionysia.htm   (1354 words)

 Ancient Greek Gods
One of the most important ancient Greek traditions was the City Dionysia, celebrated in honor of Dionysus.
In the more sophisticated City Dionysia, the phallic symbols of Dionysus were retained and represented by the padded suits worn by actors.
Isocrates, Speech 8.82 and 8.82 (note 3) - Isocreates describes an event during the City Dionysia at which booty and the relatives of dead soldiers were brought on stage.
ablemedia.com /ctcweb/consortium/ancientolympiansdionysus9.html   (269 words)

 Zakynthos Zante Greece :: Apartments in Tsilivi beach :: Dionysia's Apartments
Dionysia Apartments, Tsilivi beach, Zakynthos, GR Tel : +30 26950 48140
The apartments are located at the popular resort of Tsilivi, situated on the island's east coast.
Surrounded by olive groves, Dionysia's apartments are only 3min on foot from a glorious sandy clean water beach and only 5min on foot from Tsilivi village, which offers excellent shops, bars and restaurants - tavernas.
www.zakynthos-net.gr /dionysia   (148 words)

 Dramatic Festivals and Competitions
Comedies and tragedies were performed in the city as part of an important civic religious festival, the City Dionysia, the audience and most of the performers were citizens and were present precisely in their role as citizens, and the plays were, in many respects, about the city.
The City Dionysia was under the direction of one of the principal magistrates, the archon eponymos.
Shortly before the City Dionysia began, the archon held a Proagon, which served as a sort of advertisement for the plays to be performed.
www.cnr.edu /home/bmcmanus/tragedy_fest.html   (914 words)

 About Dionysia - Capital University's Art and Literary Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dionysia (die uh NISH ee uh), the art and literary magazine of Capital University, features the work of students, faculty, and staff.
The Dionysia were ancient Greek festivals held to honor Dionysus (die uh NYE sus), the god of wine, fertility, and raucous revelry.
Greek drama was rooted in the Dionysia held at Athens.
capital2.capital.edu /orgs/Dion/AboutDionysia.html   (175 words)

 Marcel Khalife/Concert Schedule
Villa Piccolomini is an open space where artists, intellectuals, scholars, representatives of religious and governmental institutions, men and women of different cultural, national, ethnic and religious backgrounds can share artistic and intellectual experiences aimed at increasing civilizational dialogue while promoting, producing and diffusing, new thought and creativity.
The inauguration, organized in collaboration with the City of Rome, will offer citizens the opportunity to discover an important piece of their artistic, historical and architectural heritage, inaccessible to the public for the last ten years.
At the same time visitors will be invited to actively participate in the artistic and cultural initiatives, which aim at presenting the soul and direction of the Dionysia project.
www.marcelkhalife.com /httpdocs/htmls/dionysia.html   (433 words)

 Stroumbi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The festival is a great success every year and it is considered the most important event throughout the summer that takes place in the region.
The institution of the "Dionysia" festival has its roots in 1967 when a group of onward-looking people from the community established the "Dance of the Grape", which was organised in the village's plaza and lasted for a day.
Ten years later, the "Dionysia" Festival started being organised in the venue where it still takes place today and has taken the form of a three-day festival, the name it has today coming from that detail.
www.stroumbi.org /english/festival.shtml   (245 words)

 Great Dionysia 1
One measure he employed to achieve this end was to give prominence to the worship of the immensely popular nature god Dionysus.
Pisistratus transformed traditional rural festivals in honor of Dionysus, into a grand urban festival called the Great or City Dionysia, which gradually grew in stature to such a degree that it became an international festival, vying with the Olympics in prestige and popularity.
The festival began with a procession escorting an idol representing Dionysus from the town of Eleutherai on the boundary between Attica and Boeotia to the sacred precinct in Athens that included a theater and temple dedicated to Dionysus.
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /classics/dunkle/comedy/intro5.htm   (343 words)

 Dionysia Nick Garbi, International Poetry Hall of Fame
Dionysia Nick Garbi, International Poetry Hall of Fame
She has published poems that are of a compared pattern to Greek national poets Dionysios Solomos and Andreas Calvos.
All poems Copyright © 1998 Dionysia Nick Garbi.
www.poetry.com /poets/DionysiaNGarbi.html   (95 words)

 Chapter Dinah <i>to</i> Dionysia of D by Brewer's Readers Handbook
Periclês prince of Tyre commits to her charge his infant daughter Marina, supposed to be motherless.
When 14 years old, Dionysia, out of jealousy, employs a man to murder her foster-child, and the people of Tarsus, hearing thereof, set fire to her house, and both Dionysia and Cleon are burnt to death in the flames.—Shakespeare: Pericles Prince of Tyre (1608).
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www.bibliomania.com /2/3/174/1114/14646/3.html   (174 words)

The committee / curators of the DIONYSIA project hope to gain new audience to our art as well as get to know the Icelandic countryside in a different way than the normal tourist would.
In the same sense, top 16 Myspace friends of DIONYSIA are not necessarily participants of the project.
DIONYSIA reserves the right to make any changes to the plan or program.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=11713251   (1054 words)

 re-public: re.imagining democracyRe-public : re-imagining democracy - english version » Dionysia Kallinikou - The ...
Dionysia Kallinikou - The future of intellectual property
Intellectual property needs in the future to motivate the artist for the creation and production of works, that benefit the cultural realm, and which promote polyphony and limitless diversity, argues Dionysia Kallinikou.
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www.re-public.gr /en/?p=93   (1526 words)

The lesser or RURAL DIONYSIA in the month of Poseidon (December and beginning of January,) Involved revelries focussing on fertility.
Some claim Comedy evolved from the Rural Dionysia.
THE LENAEA in the month of Gamelion (January and early February) the traditional time for marriages, the consummation of which would take place on the last day of the month during the night of the dark moon.
www.wayneturney.20m.com /citydionysia.htm   (621 words)

 A guide to Dionysia Stefanos home & apartments, katelios kefalonia
Surrounded by banana trees, shrubs and a host of colourful plants, relaxation and peacefulness is the order of the day- the ideal holiday accomodation.
As guests of the owner you are welcome to use the outdoor kitchen and barbecue area as well as enjoy the beautiful gardenClose by are several pools and bars, you are free to use any of these.
Dionysia (Denise) is the perfect hostess accommodating, helpful and always pleased to see you.
www.postmehome.com /pages/Dionysia/Dionysia.htm   (256 words)

 Great Dionysia Festival - ReligionFacts
Many festivals of Dionysus were held in ancient Greece; this article concerns the major Dionysian festival known as Great Dionysia or City Dionysia.
The Great Dionysia is thought to have been founded, or at least revived, by the tyrant Pisistratus (c.
It was held in Athens at the end of March, when the city was once again full of visitors after the winter.
www.religionfacts.com /greco-roman/festivals/dionysia.htm   (362 words)

These sets will be mixed with Dionysia's original material, some cover music, and some instrumentals.
Dionysia has, was hoping to have the "Mentality" CD released by now but our engineer, Jason McEntire was put on hold for 5 months.
Give Ken Williams (101.1 River Home Grown Show) a call at 314-983-6235 and leave you voice message giving your name, area where you are from, Band (Dionysia of course) and your favorite Dionysia song you want hear...then listen for your favorite song and yourself on the airwaves.
www.dionysiaband.com /news.html   (413 words)

 Dionysia - About Dionysia
Our Dionysia, a festival of food and wine for the entire family, is a tribute to the tradition of Dionysiac celebrations.
Some 15,000 visitors come each year to taste, free of charge, an assortment of wines, to enjoy the warm atmosphere, feast on delicious local dishes and be entertained by local dancers, songs and plays.
The Greek-Cypriot Community of Waterloo Region is delighted to welcome you to Waterloo’s 5th Dionysia.
www.dionysia-festival.com /aboutus.html   (502 words)

 Dionysia (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
di-o-nish'-i-a (Dionusia, "festivals of Dionysus" (Bacchus)): The rural (vintage) Dionysia were celebrated in the month of Poseideon (19th day), which is roughly our December.
The Greater, or City Dionysia, were held in Elaphebolion (March) as a spring festival.
This is the most important of all the Dionysia (for us), since practically all the great tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides were performed in conjunction with this festival.
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/2708/Dionysia.htm   (774 words)

 Amazon.com: "Great Dionysia": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In my discussion of the Great Dionysia, we shall also consider such evidence as there is for the ways in which this personalised form of financing was...
King Archelaus towards the end of the Peloponnesian War: both Euripides and his fellow-tragedian Agathon (whose maiden victory at the Great Dionysia festival of 416 provides the dramatic occasion for Plato's Symposium) beat a path to Pella and royal rather than democratic...
Although the procession of the Great Dionysia is the only one for which we have express testimony that a statue of the god was carried,...
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