Greek Dionysus or Roman Bacchus the god of the grape-harvest, winemaking and wine, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, and theatre in ancient Greek religion and myth. Youthful, Expression, Fertility and Abundance.
Youthful Dionysus/Bacchus holds the Thyrsus, a pine-cone tipped staff, which is a symbol often associated with Gods from Greek mythology. With his long flowing hair held by a vine crown, gentle expression and relaxed pose, young Dionysus/Bacchus symbolises non aggression and fertility. He is also known as disperser of grief and sorrow. He wears a Bassareus or fox-skin cape, which symbolises new life. Unabashed Dionysus/Bacchus displays his youthful enthusiasm and joy of life.