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Satyrs

The satyrs are major party animals. These little dudes spend most of their time rocking it out with their patron god Pan and the god Dionysus, who invites the satyrs to every one of his wild Bacchanals. Back in the day, the Greeks thought of satyrs as having the ears, tails, and sometimes legs of a horse or donkey. Later on, though, the Romans considered fauns, their versions of satyrs, to be more like Pan, with goat legs, pointy beards, and horns. Whatever they looked like, everybody agrees that what satyrs loved best was to drink, dance, play music, and get it on with every willing (or not-so-willing) nymph who happened to be around. Like we said: party animals.

Basic Information

NameSatyrs
NicknameSome of our most famous:
Silenus (god of drunkenness—old, fat, bald, drunk, and always in a good mood)
Aristaeus (a god of shepherds)
Leneus (an old god of winemaking)
Maron (another winemaking god)
Komos (a little satyr cupbearer of Dionysus)
Krotos (friend of the Muses, invented percussion)
Marsyas (invented the flute, got skinned by Apollo)
SexMale
Current cityThe woods

Work & Education

OccupationSpirits of Nature and Male Fertility
EducationPan's School of Awesome

Beliefs

Political viewsPro-Zeus

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsSilenus is sometimes called the father of the satyrs.
SiblingsBunches (and we mean bunches)
ChildrenLet's just say it's a good thing for us that nobody can track us down to pay child support…
FriendsPan
Dionysus
Other satyrs
EnemiesArgus Panoptes (who killed one of our kind)

Relationships

Relationship statusConfirmed bachelors
Interested inNymphs, goddesses, humans (we're not really that picky)

Favorites

Quotations"I have been so misused by chaste men with one wife that I would live with satyrs all my life."
– Anna Wickham

"The lust of the goat is the bounty of God."
– William Blake

"Wine is bottled poetry."
– Robert Louis Stevenson

"I like girls that drink beer."
– Toby Keith

"You gotta fight for your right to party!"
– The Beastie Boys
BooksThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (We heart Mr. Tumnus.) 
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 
On the Road by Jack Kerouac 
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (We think of Puck as an honorary satyr.) 
"Howl" by Allen Ginsberg 
"in Just" by e. e. cummings 
The Call of the Wild by Jack London 
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells 
Lord of the Flies by William Golding 
The Bacchae by Euripides (Yeah Dionysus, show 'em what's up!) 
MusicNights of Wine and Roses by Japandroids 
(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) by The Beastie Boys 
I Like Girls That Drink Beer by Toby Keith 
Wild One by Flo Rida feat. Sia 
Good Time by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen 
Midnight City by M83 
Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett, Goon Rock 
Madness by Muse 
We Are Never Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift (Does this mean you're available, Taylor?) 
I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night by Kiss (Absolutely.) 
MoviesPan's Labyrinth 
The Hangover (We sympathize.) 
Sideways 
Fantasia 
Satyricon 
Dazed and Confused 
Showgirls (Awesome.) 
Animal House 
Manos: The Hands of Fate 
TV ShowsGrimm 
Sons of Anarchy 
So You Think You Can Dance 

Activities & Interests

LikesNational Forests
Jam sessions
Napa Valley
Burning Man 
ActivitiesDrinking
Partying in the woods
Seducing nymphs and young maidens
Drinking
Sleeping
Playing music
Um... drinking?
InterestsMusicology
Oenology
Dance Studies
Nymphology
GroupsThe Intercontinental Brotherhood of Satyrs
Wine Enthusiast 
Nymph Collectors
Party Animals
The Society for Half-Animal Rights
Horse Lovers 
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