Dionysus and the Greek Mindset
To examine gender roles, phallic imagery (contains what some may consider graphic imagery) (Links to an external site.) and the function of the god Dionysus in ancient Greek culture. Must be at least 300 words. Please put a word count at the bottom of your post or you lose 5 points.
Read the article The Ivied Rod Gender and the Phallus in Dionysian Religion
Take some time to critically reflect on these 2 major topics from the article:
Gender Roles in Ancient Greece and The Function of Dionysus in Greek Culture
Identify and briefly describe, with convincing, supporting details, two facts/ideas/terms you learned about ancient Greek gender roles that you didn’t know before.
Identify and briefly describe, with convincing, supporting details, two facts/ideas you learned about Dionysus that you didn’t know before?
Pause and reflect on this article. Has your understanding of ancient Greek culture been changed at all? Did you have any moral, emotional or intellectual reflections/reactions to the reading? Pick two reflections/reactions and briefly explain with supporting details.