Bacchae ancient and modern

The Bacchae, female followers of Dionysius who in drunken ecstasy delighted in tearing to pieces and eating the body of a sacred victim, were not limited to ancient Greece. In the entry on the Amanda Knox case, John B. draws our attention to some modern Bacchae.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 24, 2009 01:37 PM | Send

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