- one of the ancient Athenian festivals composing the Dionysia; a spring festival celebrating flowers and new wine.
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Finally the locality is again Athens at the Anthesteria in Anthesterio.
These officials are suggestive of those busy at the Anthesteria.
Hence the saying 184 "Forth, slaves, it is no longer the Anthesteria."
This was the second day of the third Dionysiac festival, called the Anthesteria.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
Anthesteria, an annual Greek festival held in honour of all the gods, but especially in honour of Dionysus.