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Natalia Kapatsoulia , Filippos Mandilaras

Dionysos, the Merry God [Διόνυσος, ο κεφάτος θεός]

Philippos Mandilaras recounts Dionysos’ life and the god’s contribution to the wine and performance culture of ancient and modern times. Mandilaras’ text is predominantly in verses that rhyme, facilitating memorisation by children of a pre-school age. Children can repeat after a teacher reads the text. Some text, e.g., Semele’s conversations with Hera and Zeus, appears in speech bubbles. The interactive experience of reading and performing fits Dionysos’ festive amb(...)


YEAR: 2013