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Zagreus

noun
  1. Greek myth a young god whose cult came from Crete to Greece, where he was identified with Dionysus. The son of Zeus by either Demeter or Persephone, he was killed by the Titans at the behest of Hera
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Historical Examples

  • He obstinately centered his thoughts upon the rough plan of his Zagreus.

    Ancient Manners

    Pierre Louys

  • In his bull-shape, Zagreus was finally chopped up small, cooked (except the heart), and eaten by the Titans.