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Classical myth a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
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On September 23, 1793, a revolutionary French paper, Feuille du Salut public, derided militant revolutionary Claire Lacombe by likening her to a Bacchante who needed to be rehabilitated: "The woman or girl Lacombe is finally in prison, and out of harm's way; this counter-revolutionary bacchante no longer drinks anything except water, she is known to have been very fond of wine and she was no less fond of food and of men.
on the miracles in nature induced by revelling Bacchantes (22.
On a poorly executed oinochoe from the Etruscan site of Volterra, the painter depicted a bacchante and a nude youth on the vessel's belly, while on the neck is an image of a maenad looking left and rushing right.
they were all there during the last two years' reunions): Agincourt, Albion, Arethusa, Ark Royal, Bacchante, Blackcap, Bronington, Collingwood, Decoy, Devonshire, Diamond, Dolphin, Eskimo, Gambia, Glamorgan, Jutland, Leander, Mauritius, Newcastle, Penelope, Sirius, St George, Tiger, Urchin, Ursa, Warrior, Zest and oh so many more.
Glowing reports from the Bonton and a need to be seen perched on one of Hope's classically-inspired chairs, dressed like a Greek hero or a bacchante, made Hope the arbiter of taste for the moneyed class whose purses were bottomless.
When Aeneas decides to leave, Dido is described as "raving / Like some Bacchante driven wild" (Aen.
He was commanding officer on HMS Bacchante and Newcastle and served during the Cold War.
Here are a few we have already: HM ships Ark Royal, old and new, Bacchante, Bermuda, Caprice, Dundas, Eagle, Gambia, Harrier, Kenya, Lincoln, Newfoundland, Protector, Ranpura, St Vincent, and Superb.
Other models at Friday's display included Richard Tennant's Victorian steam/sail corvette, the HMS Bacchante, and Jake Dale's miniature steam turbine model of Parson's Turbinia.
Emma was a popular subject for painters, as seen here, painted as the Greek mythological figure Bacchante by the artist Louise Vigee-Lebrunk who later became a friend of Marie Antoinette.
In 1979, he showed his bravery again when he dived into the River Tyne to rescue his wife Shirley when she fell in during a visit to HMS Bacchante.
The women who cowers on the floor to avoid Christ's scourge is, curiously, akin to Titian's Bacchante in The Isle of Andria.