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Comus

god of festivity and revelry. He was the son of Dionysus and served his father as a cup-bearer

In Greek mythology, Comus or Komus is the god of festivity, revels and nocturnal dalliances. He represents anarchy and chaos. During his festivals in Ancient Greece, men and women exchanged clothes.

He was depicted as a young man on the point of unconsciousness from drink. He had a wreath of flowers on his head and carried a torch that was in the process of being dropped. Unlike the purely carnal Pan or purely intoxicated Bacchus, Comus was a god of excess.

He is a son of Dionysus and Circe.

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Sources

[1] "Hellenica"




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