of or pertaining to Dionysos, Greek god of wine and revelry, identified with Roman Bacchus. His name is of unknown origin. Or in reference to historical men named Dionysius such as the tyrants of Syracuse and especially Dionysius Exiguus (see A.D.), such as Dionysian period of 532 Julian years, when the moon phases recur on the same days of the week.
1. Which of the plays that we have read so far would seem the most Dionysian?
2. Tragic art, originally and essentially , belongs to the Dionysian art, imbued with Dionysian spirit.