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Pan (Faunus) Sightings

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    Get all the details on Pan's creepy stalking of Syrinx in this mega-famous collection of mega-myth-y poems.

  • Dionysiaca by Nonnus 401 - 500

    Pan gets up to all kinds of shenanigans in this ancient poem, including getting all stalky with Echo.

  • "The Dead Pan" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1844

    Pan is still ticked that Mrs. Browning went around telling everybody he was dead in this classic poem.

  • "A Musical Instrument" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1860

    You've got to check out this seriously awesome poem about Pan and Syrinx. Ms. EBB really loved the guy, apparently.

  • Silenus by Thomas Woolner 1884

    In this riff on Greek mythology, Silenus turns into an alcoholic after his lover, Syrinx, turns into reeds to escape the advances of Pan.

  • "in Just" by e. e. cummings 1920

    Some say the "goat footed balloonman" in this famous poem is either a satyr or Pan in disguise.

  • The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan 2005

    Percy Jackson's buddy, Grover Underwood, is a satyr who dreams of one day searching for the long lost god, Pan.

  • Pan's Labyrinth 2006

    A very Pan-like (and very creepy) creature takes a young girl on a dangerous quest in this must-see movie.

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