Bacchic Rituals and Modern Manifestations Research Proposal by supercalifragilistic

Bacchic Rituals and Modern Manifestations
A review of the legend of Dionysus and the Bacchic ritual.
# 97275 | 4,615 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses and demonstrates the transitional phase in human development by discussing the history of the mythical legend of Dionysus, and the Bacchic ritual and its rich traditions. The paper then discusses modern manifestations of this ritual as the expression of the spiritual that modern people seek in ways that are not religiously motivated but still boast many of religion's facets.

Dionysus in the Ancient and Modern Expression
Bacchic Ritual Today

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