Tbilisi Travel on . All such ceremony^jLt_must-be remembered,-are-not, or at least were not originally, mere spectacular or dramatic exhibitions. They are ^magical rites designed to_prgduce_j}ie_effect which they dramatically seV forth. It is therefore highly relevant to recall that in the ceremonies of mourning carried out for the Phrygian Attis, the body.of the god was represented by-a fir-tree, which wasrwrappe^ in grave-clothes and decked^witb -wreaths. Similarly (Dionysos was known as th^tree-godandJthegod in the tree. We possess the inscripRon Tecofdin^r the introduction-ofUhe cutt~Qf-Dionysos-^t Magnesig. Tbilisi Travel 2016.