- Bacchanalia festival in honor of Bacchus, god of wine. [Rom. Religion: NCE, 203]
- Boar’s Head Tavern scene of Falstaff’s carousals. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV; II Henry IV ]
- Comus hard-drinking god of festive mirth; whence, comic. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]
- Dionysia celebrations honoring the wine god, Dionysus. [Gk. Religion: Avery, 399, 404–408; Parrinder, 80]
- Dionysus (Rom. Bacchus ) god of wine and revelry. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 39]
- Fête Champêtre erotically tinged painting of picnic scene. [Fr. Art: Daniel, 102]
- Goliards wandering scholar-poets of satirical Latin verse celebrating sensual pleasure. [Medieval Hist.: NCE, 1105]
- grapes, garland of traditional headdress of Dionysus (Bacchus). [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
Revenge (See VENGEANCE .)
Reward (See PRIZE .)
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