Visual Timeline: Dionysos
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1350 BCE: First evidence of a cult to Dionysos in Mycenaean culture.
700 BCE - 600 BCE: Temples are built in honour of Apollo, Demeter and Dionysos on the island of Naxos.
600 BCE - 550 BCE: The Dionysia becomes a major Athenian festival in honour of Dionysos.
600 BCE - 300 BCE: Dionysos appears on the coins of Naxos, Mende and various other Greek city states.
447 BCE - 432 BCE: The east pediment of the Parthenon includes a reclining statue of Dionysos.
405 BCE: Euripides in The Bacchai has Dionysos tell us how the tympanon was invented by him and his Mother Goddess, Rhea.
330 BCE: Dionysos is represented as an infant in the arm of the Hermes of Praxiteles statue.
150 CE - 200 CE: A small temple dedicated to Dionysos is built at Dion.