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Old 28-11-2013, 01:00 AM   #522
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Lightbulb Pan



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In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (Ancient Greek: Πᾶν, Pān) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music, and companion of the nymphs.. His name originates within the Ancient Greek language, from the word paein (πάειν), meaning "to pasture".. He has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat, in the same manner as a faun or satyr.. With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is recognized as the god of fields, groves, and wooded glens; because of this, Pan is connected to fertility and the season of spring...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNtlTnybjsQ

In his earliest appearance in literature, Pindar's Pythian Ode iii. 78, Pan is associated with a mother goddess, perhaps Rhea or Cybele; Pindar refers to virgins worshipping Cybele and Pan near the poet's house in Boeotia..The Roman Faunus, a god of Indo-European origin, was equated with Pan. However, accounts of Pan's genealogy are so varied that it must lie buried deep in mythic time. Like other nature spirits, Pan appears to be older than the Olympians, if it is true that he gave Artemis her hunting dogs and taught the secret of prophecy to Apollo...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_Who_Dare
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...9&postcount=63O evanescent temples built of man..To deities he honoured and dethroned!.Earth shoots a trail of her Eternal vine.To crown the head that men have ceased to honour..Thou God of stone, I have a craving in me..For knowledge of thee as thou wert in old Enchanted twilights in Arcadia...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...5&postcount=71

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