Staphylus


Staphylus

:"For the German theologian, see Friedrich Staphylus. For the skipper butterfly genus, see Staphylus (butterfly)".Staphylus is almost always associated with Grapes or wine. In Greek mythology, he was:

# The son of wine-god Dionysus and Ariadne. [ [http://www.pantheon.org/articles/s/staphylus.html Encyclopedia Mythica - Staphylus] ] In this version the marriage of Dionysus with Ariadne is localized on the island of Naxos near Crete. They have three sons Oenopion (wine drinker) Staphylus (grape cluster) and Euanthes (the richly blooming).cite book | last = Hermann Steuding, Karl Pomeroy Harrington, Herbert Cushing Tolman | title =Greek and Roman Mythology | publisher =Leach, Shewell, and Sanborn | date =1897 | location =Original from Harvard University | pages =page 68 and 69 (item 92) | url =http://books.google.com/books?id=rF4AAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA69&dq=Staphylus+grape&as_brr=1&ie=ISO-8859-1#PPA69,M1 | doi = | id = ]
# The eromenos of Dionysus. "Suda," epsilon.1276 [ [http://www.stoa.org/sol-bin/search.pl?db=REAL&search_method=QUERY&login=guest&enlogin=guest&user_list=LIST&page_num=1&searchstr=Staphylos&field=any&num_per_page=100 Search results for Staphylos at Soda on Line] Sta/fuloj, o( e)rw/menoj Dionu/sou," or, "Stafuloi o eromenoi Dionusou." ]
# The son of Bacchus (Roman name of Dionysus) [In Greek "both votary and god are called Bacchus." (Burkert, "Greek Religion" 1985:162, noting, for the initiate, Euripides, "Bacchantes", 491, for the god, who alone is "Dionysus", Sophocles "Oedipus the King", 211 and Euripides "Hippolytus", 560.] and Ariadne an Argonaut.cite book | last =McClintock | first =John | title =Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature | publisher =Harper & brothers | date =1889 | location = | pages =Page 989 | url =http://books.google.com/books?id=bmLj8A2vQ3YC&pg=PA989&dq=Staphylus&as_brr=1&ie=ISO-8859-1 | doi = | id = ]
# The son of Bacchus and Krigone, where Bacchus assumed the form of a grape which Krigone ate. She immediately realized that she was with child and in time gave birth to a son whom she named Staphylus.
#The father of a daughter named Rhoeo who is a lover to Apollo.cite book
last =Müller | first =Karl Otfried Müller | title =Introduction to a Scientific System of Mythology (Translated by John Leitch) | publisher =Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans | date =1844 | location =Original from the University of Michigan | pages =Page 341 | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=PXhIAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA341&dq=Staphylus+grape&as_brr=1&ie=ISO-8859-1 | doi = | id =
]
#The father of a daughter named Hemithea who was impregnated by Lyrcus after Lyrcus had made a Journey to the oracle at Didyma. Staphylus is said to have enticed Lyrcus into to much drinking of wine and then when his senses were dulled by drunkenness united him with his daughter Hemithea.cite book | last =Longus, John Maxwell Edmonds (contributor), Parthenius, (Translated by George Thornley and Stephen Gaselee) | title ="Daphnis & Chloe" and (dual books under one cover) "The Love Romances Of Parthenius And Other Fragments" | publisher =G.P. Putnam's Sons | date =1916 | location =Original from Harvard University | pages = pages 259 to 263 | url =http://books.google.com/books?id=0b2iZ-ry6iYC&pg=PA261&dq=Staphylus&lr=&as_brr=1&ie=ISO-8859-1#PPA261,M1 | doi = | id = ]
#The father of a son named Botrys both of whom held court in their palace at Assyria.cite book | last =Morgan | first =Thomas | title =Romano-British Mosaic Pavements: A History of Their Discovery and... | publisher =Pavements, Mosaic | date =1886 | location =Original from the University of Michigan | pages = pages 18 and 19 | url =http://books.google.com/books?id=p_FLAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA19&dq=Staphylus+grape&as_brr=1&ie=ISO-8859-1#PPA18,M1 | doi = | id = ]
#The founder of the colony of Peparthos on the island of Skopelos in the Northern Sporades island chain. [ [http://www.pantheon.org/articles/s/staphylus.html Encyclopedia Mythica - Staphylus] ]

ee also

*Rhoeo
*Staphylococcus

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