Italy has just reopened one of the most famous ruins of Pompeii, The Villa of Mysteries. Has anyone seen it? I would love to see it. It’s on my bucket list. The Christian similarities are remarkable. Dionysus' death parallels, not only the Osiris myth, but also the resurrection of Jesus. Parallels between Greek myths and the life of Jesus The flagellation scene is also interesting. One theory suggests that the winged figure represents Agnoia (Ignorance), which the initiate will cast off by becoming a member.