Dionysos, Orpheus and Argead Macedonia

Overwiev and Perspectives


  • Agnieszka Fulińska Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland




Dionysos, Orphism, ancient Macedonia


Dionysos, Orpheus and Argead Macedonia. Overwiev and Perspectives

The cult of Dionysos in ancient Macedonia and its possible relation to the Orphic beliefs is one of the most interesting aspects of the Macedonian culture, one, however, accessible to us only via very fragmentary and indirect evidence, partly textual, partly archaeological. The paper summarizes the most important aspects according to the status quaestionis and proposes some interpretations of the problem.


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How to Cite

Fulińska, A. “Dionysos, Orpheus and Argead Macedonia: Overwiev and Perspectives”. Classica Cracoviensia, vol. 17, Dec. 2014, pp. 43-67, doi:10.12797/CC.17.2014.17.03.