- The Cyclops by Euripides 409BC
In this only surviving satyr play, the old satyr Silenus and a chorus of satyrs are the slaves of a grumpy Cyclops named Polyphemus.
- The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2
Listen to Ovid for all the details on how Midas rescued Silenus and got the "golden touch" as a reward from Dionysus.
- Dionysiaca by Nonnus 399 - 499
In this ancient poem, you can read about how Silenus got turned into a river after losing a dance-off. Seriously, that's the story.
- 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.
- The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells 1896
One of the Beast Folk in this famous sci-fi novel is called Satyr, because he's got the legs and horns of a goat.
- "in Just" by e. e. cummings 1920
Some say the "goat footed balloonman" in this poem is either a satyr or Pan in disguise.
- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier 1938
There's a highly sexually symbolic statue of a satyr in this gothic page-turner.
- Fantasia 1940
Check out this classic Disney movie if you want to see what satyrs look like when they're cute little babies.
- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis 1950
In this classic fantasy novel, the goodhearted Mr. Tumnus is a faun, the Roman version of a satyr.
- Hercules 1997
Phil, the satyr, is Hercules' wine-soaked mentor in this animated movie and the TV series that followed.
- 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.
- God of War Series 2005
The satyrs have big horns, sharp claws, and bad attitudes in this bloody video game series.