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Historian Bettany Hughes presents this fascinating look at the ancient deity in
Bacchus Uncovered

The god of wine and fertility, Bacchus has long embodied the battle between chaos and control, so for the ordered Romans, worshipping him was banned, but in the counterculture of the 1960s, he saw a revival as liberty was embraced.

But how do we balance freedom of spirit with the need for a rational and ordered society?

A question as vital today as it was millennia ago.