The Gardens of Adonis, an 1888 painting by John Reinhard Wkeguelin depicts women bearing the container-grown plants and festal rose garlands to dispose of in the sea, as part of the festival of Adonis.

Prof sees a ‘subversive critique’ in ancient Greece

Feb. 17, 2016

A CU Boulder classicist argues that the festival of Adonis was actually a “dissent and a critique of important cultural practices.”