The Tree People at Night: the Oldest Dance

The priestesses of Dionysus frolicked with satyrs in the night, in processions lit by pine pitch torches.P1010350x It’s still going on!

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The old myth was not about people, or, better put, it was about people who took their identity from trees, and were, for all purposes, the trees that got up and danced. Which, by the way, pines can do very well on their own.

 

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