Maednads

Maenad

Maenads are the followers of the Greek god Dionysus. Most, but not all Maenads are women. They would drink wine and dance across the Greek countryside celebrating sex and fertility. Occasionally they get driven mad, and in groups can tear apart human beings. Orpheus was one person who was killed by Maenads driven mad. The Maenads were known as Bacchae to the Romans.

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