An essay that focuses on Bacchantes in three tales of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, in which Maenads, or Maenad-like women, typify the potential for feminine madness within and without the bounds of culture. You can find the essay here.
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2 thoughts on “Ovid’s Maenads”
Please see this link:
Dancing Maenad: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dancing_maenad_Python_BM_VaseF253.jpg (the vase is in the British Museum)
Can you please give info related to the vase that depicts maenad that you presented above?
I tried to find it online; yet failed to do so.