c. 600 BCEThe lost epic poem Alcmeonis is thought to have been penned. It contains the earliest known mention of Zagreus.
c. 200 BCEAround when Dionysian rites were first performed in Rome, known there as Bacchanalia.
c. 400 CENonnus writes the Dionysiaca, which tells the life of Dionysos. At 48 books and 20,426 lines it is the longest surviving poem from Greco-Roman antiquity.