Bicorniger; Bacchus, who had horns ascribed to him by the poets, on account of the effects of wine.Pampinea hasta. This must be understood of the rod given by the poets to Bacchus, and which is usually called Thyrsus. The persons whom that deity was supposed to touch with it, were immediately seized with a prophetic fury.
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