Here instead of satyrs and bacchantes we find gods and heroes.
Bacchantes (ba-kan'tez), priestesses of Bacchus, the god of wine.
In these Bacchantes, religious fervor was transformed into the wildest delirium.
The Bacchantes, his ordinary priestesses, bore also in their hands the thyrsis.
She was a Cynthia, And all beside her, hideous and bold Bacchantes.
The Alcestis and the Bacchantes are, in this paper, approached with the idea that they are plays.
The jealous Bacchantes danced round Bacchus, and embraced him.
Fig. 8: Dance of Bacchantes, painted by the ceramic painter, Hieron.
Sight of sights: Bacchantes, in these ultimate Formalized Ages!
Another depicts the death of Orpheus, killed by the Bacchantes.