Sacred Wine

Some articles on wine, sacred wine:

Chiron - History - Death
... While they were at supper, Heracles asked for some wine to accompany his meal ... He had been given a vessel of sacred wine by Dionysus sometime earlier, to be kept in trust for the rest of the centaurs until the right time for its opening ... Pholus was forced to produce the vessel of sacred wine ...

Famous quotes containing the words wine and/or sacred:

    Who gives to Aristaeus honey;
    Or wine to Bacchus, or Triptolemus
    Earth’s fruits, or apples to Alcinous?
    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

    Sweet is the day of sacred rest;
    No mortal cares shall seize my breast;
    O may my heart in tune be found
    Like David’s harp of solemn sound.
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)