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    The significance of Dionysus and Bacchus on New Years Eve

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    Who are Dionysus and Bacchus? What makes these names significant on a day like New Years Eve?

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    Bacchus is the Roman name for the Greek god Dionysus (they are basically one and the same). Dionysus was the son of Zeus. He was a god of fertility and nature (sex), and was also one of the "suffering" gods - he died and was brought back to life again ...

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    This solution offers a description of who Bacchus and Dionysus are and why these names are of special significance on New Years Eve.

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