Then pentheus fled in fear, and they pursued after him, with raiment kirtled through the belt above the knee.
It is said that pentheus was brought from thence, and torn in pieces.
Ye came to despair, when I was sent in, as about to fall into the dark prison of pentheus.
It was in vain pentheus remonstrated, commanded, and threatened.
The refusal of pentheus to acknowledge the godhead of Bacchus was fatal.
Myth of Dionysus and pentheus, to explain festival of the former.
pentheus foolishly refused to acknowledge the divinity of Bacchus.
A-ga´ve.Mother of pentheus;infuriated by Bacchus, slays her son, 182.
The opposition of pentheus would indicate the reluctance with which the Greeks adopted his doctrine and ceremonial.
It was on this occasion that pentheus was massacred by his mother.