Marriage and Mysteries—Rites of Dionysus
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In the first of three lectures investigating women's lives in Pompeii, explore the rituals of marriage. Follow along as a Roman girl is initiated into the worship of Dionysus on the eve of her wedding, and then attend the nuptials.