S: Alexus Moore
2: Semele daughter of Cadmus fell in love with a “man” named Zeus. However, they kept their love a secret. Semele not knowing that Zeus was a god and he was married to Hera.
4: Hera wanted her revenge! She dressed up as a servant and went to Semele telling her she knew all about her affair.
6: Finally, Semele asked Zeus who his true identity was, he didn’t want to tell her but she insisted. Right after Semele told Zeus he was pregnant, he told her and she started burning. Before she burned up he snatched the wound and sewed it to his thigh for protection.
8: After nine months the child was born, Zeus named his son Dionysus...
9: When Dionysus grew up he set off to travel the world. He wanted to travel to his mother's hometown Thebes. After years of traveling, he finally arrives. He suddenly starts realizing he received no special treatment.
10: He finally found out the king of Thebes was his cousin Pentheus. Pentheus did not claim his cousin he thought he was a nobody trying to cause trouble.
12: Pentheus commanded guards to arrest Dionysus. When Dionysus was imprisoned the whole palace including the prison collapsed. This made the people of Thebes realize that it could be the work of a God.
13: Many of the Theban women started to join Dionysus’s followers. They recognized him as a god. They turned completely wild tearing down the woods. Pentheus was angry his own mother joined Dionysus!
14: Finally Agave, Pentheus’s mother looked into a tree and seen her son, which she thought was a lion. She ordered for the women to kill the lion, and they did as they were told.
15: Agave led Dionysus and the other’s back to Thebes carrying the head of Pentheus, which the women thought was a lion. Until Agave broke out of her trance she failed to realize she killed her own son.
16: THE END !