Bacchus 2063

BacchusBacchus was the Roman god of wine, agriculture and fertility. He was the special patron of vines, including ivy and grapes, and taught the arts of viticulture to humanity. He was noted for his revels, known as the Bacchanalia, which were wild, drunken orgies, tokens of excess.

Astrologically, Bacchus is noted for intoxication, particularly via alcohol; sexual libertinism and licentiousness; and excess of any kind. It is void of the ritualistic, creative or sacred elements of his Greek counterpart Dionysos, and remains brutish in nature.

Alex Miller is a professional writer and astrologer, author of The Black Hole Book, detailing deep space points in astrological interpretation, and the forthcoming Heaven on Earth, a comprehensive study of asteroids, both mythic and personal. Alex is a frequent contributor to “The Mountain Astrologer”, “Daykeeper Journal”, and NCGR’s Journals and “Enews Commentary”; his work has also appeared in “Aspects” magazine, “Dell Horoscope”, “Planetwaves”, “Neptune Café” and “Sasstrology.” He is a past president of Philadelphia Astrological Society, and a former board member for the Philadelphia Chapter of NCGR.

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