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  The great god pan
Pan belongs to that twilight world of satyrs, fauns, centaurs and sileni, who according to venerable tradition once thronged the globe, and whose descendants may still be glimpsed by the sensitive.
The case is, that Pan, or Ammon, being the universe, and Jupiter a title of the Supreme God, the horns, the emblems of his power, seemed the most proper symbols of that supreme and universal dominion to which they all, as well as Alexander, had the ambition to aspire.
Yet Pan was benign to those who paid him worship, yielding the boons of the divine economy of nature, bounty to the farmers, herders, and fisher-folk who dedicated their first fruits to him, and health to all who properly approached his shrines of healing.
www.whitedragon.org.uk /articles/pan.htm   (5469 words)

  
 Pan the God
Herodotus reports that it was Pan's offer of help that decided the Athenian generals to "fight the most famous head-on, odds-against battle of ancient history." They won at Marathon in September 490 BC.
Pan, supposedly, made ALL the Gods and Goddesses laugh when Hermes, his daddy, brought him to Olympus.
Pan, the shepard, here with a goat's head, is watching afar, and holds a whip in his left hand.
pantheatre.free.fr /pages/pan_god.htm   (227 words)

  
 Pan "The Goat Footed God"
Pan is an ancient god indeed, harkening back to the old hunter/gatherer societies with their horned or antlered shamanic gods.
Pan is described in the Homeric Hymn as the son of Hermes by the Arcadian Nymph Dryope.
This dark side of Pan and also his rampant sexuality were looked on with such horror and disgust by the Medieval Christian Church that some of their images of the devil were given the horns, hooves and ithyphallic appearance of the familiar Greek God.
members.tripod.com /~Dark_Moon_School/Pan.html   (1214 words)

  
  Pan - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Pan is famous for his sexual prowess, and is often depicted with an erect priapus.
Once Pan had the audacity to compare his music with that of Apollo, and to challenge Apollo, the god of the lyre, to a trial of skill.
Pan blew on his pipes, and with his rustic melody gave great satisfaction to himself and his faithful follower, Midas, who happened to be present.
www.egnu.org /thelemapedia/index.php/Pan   (1066 words)

  
 Pan
The great god Pan was celebrated as the author and director of the sacred dances which he is supposed to have instituted to symbolize the circumambulations of the heavenly bodies.
Pan was a composite creature, the upper part—with the exception of his horns—being human, and the lower part in the form of a goat.
The pipes of Pan signify the natural harmony of the spheres, and the god himself is a symbol of Saturn because this planet is enthroned in Capricorn, whose emblem is a goat.
www.angelfire.com /realm2/amethystbt/godspan.html   (484 words)

  
 PAN : Greek god of shepherds & flocks ; mythology ; pictures
PAN was the god of shepherds and flocks, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music.
Pan was depicted as a man with the horns, legs and tail of a goat, and with thick beard, snub nose and pointed ears.
Pan was frequently identified with other similar rustic gods such as Aristaios, the shepherd-god of northern Greece, who like Pan was titled both Agreus (the hunter) and Nomios (the shepherd); as well as with the pipe-playing Phrygian satyr Marsyas; and Aigipan, the goat-fish god of the constellation Capricorn.
www.theoi.com /Georgikos/Pan.html   (9229 words)

  
 The Great God Pan
The other gods often referred to him as the youngest of them, but he was probably the oldest, having been first worshipped in Arcadia, where he was certainly being worshipped as early as the 6th century BC.
Pan was born there, on Mount Lycaeum, and in the hearts of a shepherding people who depended a lot on goats, and so naturally needed a goat-god.
In another farce Pan was in persuit of Omphale, the queen of Lydia, but on the crucial night she had swapped clothes with Hercules (don't ask) and so Pan mistakenly got into bed with him instead and got kicked across the room.
www.lugodoc.demon.co.uk /PAN.HTM   (729 words)

  
 Pan God of the Woods by Lawrence R. Spencer. After 2,000 years of watching Mankind destroy the Earth, the Greek god of ...
Pan God of the Woods by Lawrence R. Spencer.
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The novel, Pan - God of the Woods, and this web site are works of fiction.
www.godofthewoods.com   (174 words)

  
 The God Pan
The other gods often referred to him as the youngest of them, but he was probably the oldest, having been first worshipped in Arcadia, where he was certainly being worshipped as early as the 6th century BC.
Pan was born there, on Mount Lycaeum, and in the hearts of a shepherding people who depended a lot on goats, and so naturally needed a goat-god.
In another farce Pan was in persuit of Omphale, the queen of Lydia, but on the crucial night she had swapped clothes with Hercules (don't ask) and so Pan mistakenly got into bed with him instead and got kicked across the room.
www.cis.eku.edu /student/benge2/panpage.htm   (777 words)

  
 Banyas: Cult Center of the God Pan
The excavations uncovered remains of a cult center dedicated to the god Pan which developed in several phases during the Roman period.
During the first century CE another shrine, dedicated to Pan and the Nymphs, was constructed east of the Temple of Augustus.
The niches contained sherds and a large quantity of animal bones, mainly of sheep and goats, bringing to mind the cult of the sacred goats related to the god Pan, as depicted on Roman coins of the city of Panias.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Archaeology/banyas.html   (1245 words)

  
 Pagan News - Pagan News & Information
Pan was originally an Arcadian god, and Arcadia was always the principal seat of his worship.
Pan is one of the prototype deities invoked in the neopagan archetype of the Horned God.
Pan is famous for his sexual prowess, and is often depicted with an erect phallus.
www.pagannews.com /cgi-bin/gods3.pl?Pan   (970 words)

  
 Latin 1 - Mythology - Lesser Deities - Pan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As god of the green pastures and flocks he was associated with the worship of Dionysus, and as a mountain deity with that of Cybele.
Pan's customary method of overcoming an enemy force was to infect it by means of a sudden, horrified shout, or "panic." He used this weapon effectively against the Titans during their war against the gods.
Pan was adopted late into the official pantheon, counted along with Dionysus and Hercules.
www.dl.ket.org /latin1/mythology/1deities/gods/lesser/pan.htm   (214 words)

  
 The God of the Wicca   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Horned God is the group soul of the hunted animal, invoked by the primitive shaman and the tribe: and as such, He is the Sacrificial Victim, the beast who is slain that the tribe might live, a gift from that group soul, who was often revered as the tribal totem or ancestral spirit.
The Horned God is the Great God Pan, the Goat-foot God with a human torso and a human but goat-horned head, the God whose ecstatic worship was so hated by the Church that they used His description for their "Devil" and called Him the lord of all evil.
The Horned God is the God of the Wicca.
www.starkindler.org /god.html   (550 words)

  
 God of Biscuits
It is said that something cannot arise from nothing, that that which has a beginning must therefore have an ending, but Shakespeare's works effortlessly ignore time and tide, culture and creed, and beg at eternity's door.
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Don commented that he pumped up the color a bit in it, which is exactly how San Francisco feels to me, even when a dreary sky blocks a happy sun.
www.godofbiscuits.com /blog   (2866 words)

  
 PAN : The deity from Greek Mythology
The son of HERMES, and possibly a goat, PAN was one of the DIONYSUS drinking crowd, with all the leering lusty living this entailed.
As a God with his hooves firmly placed on the ground, PAN was (and still is) worshipped as a potent deity of fertility and earthiness.
He was known as FAUNUS by the faunicating Romans.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=PAN   (168 words)

  
 Great God Pan: Back Issues
Back issues of Great God Pan magazine are still available in limited quantities for $10 post paid.
Mark Sundeen and Erik R. Bluhm, the editors and principal writers of the journal Great God Pan, were residents in Wendover, Utah in 2000.
While in these hinterlands, they researched and wrote new nonfiction about the Great Salt Desert region.
www.greatgodpan.com /2006/03/back_issues.htm   (195 words)

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