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Pan (Faunus) Sightings

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Dec 20, 2019

The Metamorphoses by Ovid

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

Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

Dionysiaca by Nonnus

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

Dec 20, 2019

"The Dead Pan" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Dec 20, 1860

"A Musical Instrument" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Dec 20, 1884

Silenus by Thomas Woolner

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

Dec 20, 2019

"in Just" by e. e. cummings

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

Dec 20, 2019

The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan

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

Dec 20, 2019

Pan's Labyrinth

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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