Bacchus (Bac′chus), the god of wine, was the son of Jupiter and Semele.
Bacchus brings his mother Semele from the Underworld to Olympus.
Semele was very lovely and did not drink gin—my mother was her complete antithesis.
Then, mounted on a pale flash of lightning, he darted back to Semele.
Kit asked confidentially, when they started back to the campus, after the notes on Semele.
Like Semele, I scorned the sports of mortals and thought only of my Beloved.
A small picture of Jupiter and Semele: the large picture lost at sea.
Or Bacchus; mythologically said to be the son of Zeus and Semele.
In a short time the whole place was reduced to ashes, and in the smouldering ruins the body of Semele was consumed.
His mother, Semele, desired to see Zeus in all his glory, as he appeared when he made love to Hera.
daughter of Cadmus and mother of Dionysus, from Latin, from Greek Semele, a Thraco-Phrygian earth goddess, from Phrygian Zemele "mother of the earth," probably cognate with Old Church Slavonic zemlja "earth," Latin humus "earth, ground, soil" (see chthonic).