Of course the Egyptians made wine!

The Hallows harvest is in and the grape juice is merrily fermenting in the kitchen. So I’d like to follow up on last week’s post with a bit more about Dionysos, His relationship with Isis, and with me.

Dionysos in musical ecstasy

Now, at first glance, the Greek God of Ecstatic Intoxication & Wine doesn’t seem to have much to do with our Egyptian Lady of Magic & Power, Isis. After all, He’s the Sex, Drugs & Rock-n-Roll God and She’s…well, She’s a bit more serious.

Ah, but wait. All is not as it seems. (All is almost never as it seems.) There are, in fact, quite solid connections between my two Divine Ones. In ancient times, you see, Dionysos was identified with Osiris, the Beloved of Isis. More on that in a moment.

First, I’d like to tell you how Dionysos came…

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