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  Pan, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
When Pan was born and the nurse saw the face and the beard of the newborn child, she was afraid and fled.
Pan and Daphnis 4, the inventor of the bucolic poem
Eupheme 1 is one of Zeus' NURSES and the nurse of the MUSES.
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 Pan (mythology)
Pan (Greek Παν, genitive Πανος, said to be related to the Greek word for "all" or "everything") is the Greek god who watches over shepherds and their flocks.
Pan is famous for his sexual prowess, and is often depicted with an erect priapus.
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.
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 Pan - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
PAN (common in various forms to many Teutonic languages, cf.
Small ice-floes are also called " c pans," and the name is given to a hard substratum of soil which acts as a floor to the surface soil and is usually impervious to water.
The Hindostani pan is the betel-leaf, which, mixed with areca-nut, lime, andc., is chewed by the natives of the East Indies.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Pan   (209 words)

 Pan (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The parentage of Pan is unclear; in some myths he is the son of Zeus, though generally he is the son of Hermes (sometimes with Dryope).
Pan was originally an Arcadian god, and Arcadia was always the principal seat of his worship.
Pan is famous for his sexual prowess, and is often depicted with an erect phallus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pan_(mythology)   (1228 words)

When Pan was born and the nurse saw the face and the beard of the newborn child, she was afraid and fled, and also for this it has been said that irrational terrors (panic) come from Pan.
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.thanasis.com /pan.htm   (1362 words)

 Mythography | The Greek God Pan in Myth and Art
Pan, the god of woods and fields, of flocks and shepherds, dwelt in grottos, wandered on the mountains and in valleys, and amused himself with the chase or in leading the dances of the nymphs.
Pan, like other gods who dwelt in forests, was dreaded by those whose occupations caused them to pass through the woods by night, for the gloom and loneliness of such scenes dispose the mind to superstitious fears.
As the name of the god signifies all, Pan came to be considered a symbol of the universe and personification of Nature; and later still to be regarded as a representation of all the gods of paganism itself.
www.loggia.com /myth/pan.html   (271 words)

 MoonShine Graffx - Pan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pan's father, Hermes, was himself the son of Zeus and a mountain nymph named Maia, who was herself the daughter of Atlas.
Pan himself was known to wear the pelt of a lynx, but was actually in fact known to have a weak stomach and soft head when it came to wine and drink.
Pan realized how Syrnix evaded him, and he gathered several of the pipe like reeds to create a flute, which are now known as Pan pipes or a Pan flute.
www.moon-shine.net /personal/myth.html   (898 words)

 AllRefer.com - Pan, in Greek religion and mythology (Ancient Religion) - Encyclopedia
Pan was supposed to make flocks fertile; when he did not, his image was flogged to stimulate him.
Thus Pan plays the reed, or syrinx, in memory of her.
Later, when Pan was worshiped in other parts of Greece and in Rome, he became associated with the Greek Dionysus and identified with the Roman Faunus, both gods of fertility.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Pan.html   (272 words)

 PAN - Ancient Mythology
Greek god of the pasture-fields, herds and herdsmen, Pan was also identified with Dionysos, god of gaiety and merriment.
Woods and plains, hunting and fishing were under his immediate care and patronage, and he was also associated with music, playing the reed pipes that became known as the pipes of Pan, the story being that the god had fallen in love with a beautiful nymph called Syrinx, but she was transformed into a reed.
Pan then cut and shaped the reed, and fashioned from it pipes that gave forth such haunting and wonderful music that he was once moved to challenge Apollo to a musicians' contest, over which Midas presided, judging the god of fields to be the better player.
www.mysticgames.com /mythology/PAN.htm   (131 words)

Pan was also a god of fertility, unbridled male sexuality and carnal desire.
He chased nymphs through the forests and mountains in the shape of a goat.
Pan was not very liked by the other Greek gods.
www.pantheon.org /mythica/articles/p/pan.html   (127 words)

 EUROPE: Western / Ancient Greece / Pan
Pan is shown as a giant who encompasses everything in the universe.
The image of the hybrid goat-fish creature crresponds to the tale of Pan's encounter with the beast Typhon.
This is an engagingly chatty essay on Pan by "Diopan Nestor." It's a longer entry-level overview than most, has good hypertext, and also offers two fine illustrations, including the "Slipper Slapper" (Venus discouraging Pan's lusty attentions with her upraised sandal).
www.mythinglinks.org /euro~west~greece~Pan.html   (1319 words)

 Pan (mythology) information information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The parentage of Pan is unclear; in some legends he is the son of Zeus and in some he is the son of Hermes.
Pan "even boasted that he had slept with every maenad that ever was—to facilitate that extraordinary feat, he could be multiplied into a whole brotherhood of Panes.")
Pan is one of the prototype deities invoked in the neopagan archetype of the Horned God.
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 Amazon.fr : The Great God Pan: Livres en anglais: Donna Jo Napoli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pan devises a trick to save Iphigenia's life at the expense of his own, his love for the woman outweighing his lust for life.
Pan, the source of the word panic and of the pan pipes, is unsure of his parentage and of his place in the universe.
When Pan falls in love with the princess Iphigenia, for whom a terrible fate awaits, he finds a way, at last, of saving her.
www.amazon.fr /Great-God-Pan-Donna-Napoli/dp/0385901208   (590 words)

 Pan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pan- as a prefix means involving all members of that group (such as Pan-African or Pan-American).
Pan, a genus of apes composed of the Common Chimpanzee and the Bonobo
PAN is an often used short-hand for Pan Club Aarhus, a popular gay club in Aarhus, Denmark.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pan   (382 words)

 Pan (mythology) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mythology, body of myths of a particular culture, and also the study and interpretation of myth.
Egyptian Mythology, beliefs about gods and other supernatural beings that made up religion in ancient Egypt.
Greek Mythology, set of diverse traditional tales told by the ancient Greeks about the exploits of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, and their...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Pan_(mythology).html   (159 words)

 Pan - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Pan (Greek Παν, genitive Πανος) is the Greek god who watches over shepherds and their flocks.
Though he failed with Syrinx and Pithys, Pan didn't fail with the Maenads—he had every one of them, in one orgiastic riot or another.
Pan makes a guest appearance in The Wind in the Willows and Jitterbug Perfume.
www.egnu.org /thelemapedia/index.php/Pan   (1066 words)

 PAN - Greek god of shepherds & flocks, mythology, pictures
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 often identified with a number of 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.
Pan was occassionally identified with the goat-fish god Aigipan who assisted Zeus in his battle with the monster Typhoeus.
www.theoi.com /Georgikos/Pan.html   (8775 words)

 Pan * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Pan was hardly mentioned in the early myths but later stories recanted several of his lusty pursuits of the nymphs Echo, Syrinx and Pitys.
Echo was made invisible and only capable of repeating the last words spoken to her, Syrinx was turned into a reed from which Pan made a flute (pan-pipe) which was named after her and Pitys was transformed into a pine tree.
After the resounding defeat of the Persians, the worship of Pan was introduced at the city of Athens.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/pan.html   (398 words)

Pan is the Greek god protector of shepherds, sheep, and goats.
Pan's name is said to derive from the Greek word "paein", which means "to pasture." He has horns and legs of a goat, and he is able to shout so loudly that he terrifies people and animals.
But unfortunately, Pan lost and Apollo received the prize for playing his lyre.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/pan.html   (167 words)

 The Invisible Basilica: Pan
Pan was a solitary god who wandered among the heaths and woods, and dwelt on mountains and in caves.
means "all," and the Orpheans conceived of Pan as a symbol of the Universal, a personification of Nature; both Pangenetor, "all-begetter," and Panphage, "all-devourer." In this aspect he is portrayed in Tarot Trump XV.
Pan is also said to have seduced the nymph Echo, upon whom he sired Iynx, and the moon goddess Selênê, by transforming himself into a white ram and luring her into the forest.
www.hermetic.com /sabazius/pan.htm   (555 words)

 pan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Pan (mythology), in Greek mythology, god of shepherds and flocks.
Pan orbits Saturn at a distance of about 133,000 km (80,100 mi).
- Greek god of nature: in Greek mythology, the god of nature, pastures, flocks, and forests, believed to have a human torso and head, and the hind legs, ears, and horns of a goat.
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 Pan, Greece, Greek mythology
Pan had invented the flute when the nymph Syrinx had turned into reeds in order to escape him.
Blowing the reeds he created beautiful music, but in spite of that, he did not manage to make any nymph fall in love of him since he was so ugly.
Pan asked him why the Athenians did not worship him and said he would gladly help them against their enemy.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/pan.htm   (227 words)

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Here you can find many of the adventures of Pan, the cults, the nymphs, and the many things that he was the god of.
This website gives us a few different viewpoints on Pan, such as the different parentage, basic background, some of the stories of the nymphs, and some pieces that were written about Pan.
This is part of a large mythology site, and goes into a significant amount of detail with regards to Pan's life, stories, and the associations he has within different cultures.
www2.potsdam.edu /mausdc/class/343/spring04/pan.html   (439 words)

 Pan (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Usually depicted as goat-like in appearance, Pan prances through the fertile countryside playing his seven-reed pipe in wild abandon.
The nymph, Syrnix, was the name sake for Pan’s reed-pipe because she was turned into a reed to escape the amorous advances of the Goat God (I’m not sure where this story originates).
For their insolence Pitys was turned into a pine tree and Echo was transformed into a voice that could only repeat that last word spoken to it.
fyreangyl.tripod.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Mythology/pan.htm   (179 words)

 Pan (mythology)
Though he failed with Syrinx and Pithys, Pan didn't fail with the Maenads&mdash he had every one of them, in one orgiastic riot or another.
It seems likely that the demonized images of the incubus and even the horns and cloven hooves of Satan, as depicted in much Christian literature and art, were taken from the images of the highly sexual Pan.
Pan is the root of the word panic, and is the root of panophobia, which means fear of everything.
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 Pan Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Romania, where the pan flute is the national instrument, it is called, "nai".
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote an essay, "Pan's Pipes", in which he examines the meaning of the story.
Part of this meaning is that Pan, hurt and saddened by the loss of Syrinx, was able to create whatand127;and127;and127; would heal him of his sorrow.
www.lnf.infn.it /esperimenti/aiace/exp/pan/panleg.html   (218 words)

 Mythology's Mything Links: Eastern Europe / Pan Slavic Traditions & Beliefs
Slavic mythology has a strong focus on the sun, warmth, light, birds, fire (and firebirds), epic victories, and brightly painted cosmic bird-eggs.
The opposing polarity, the dark, the dead, the cold, the gloomy forests, snakes, drowned spirits (usually female or children), and ruthless hags are feared, even demonized (especially under the influence of Christianity), yet many fairy tales indicate that if this darker world is treated with cautious respect, one will fare well.
Although the psychologically rich story is Czech, not Pan Slavic, it reads like something that could have taken place in many ancient Slavic realms.
www.mythinglinks.org /euro~east~panSlavic.html   (2564 words)

 PAN and the Darker Side of Ourselves: PAN not a Goat God but a General of Pharaoh Amenhoteb-1
PAN and the Darker Side of Ourselves: PAN not a Goat God but a General of Pharaoh Amenhoteb-1
PAN not a Goat God but a General of Pharaoh Amenhoteb-1
PAN two articles by Linda Casselman (I forgot which numbers for I cannot count)Pan was a General 2nd in command of General Dionyssos; who went to conquer "India" in geography this is "India-Media"hence The "Pan"story originated
www.suite101.com /discussion.cfm/mythology/94496/821910   (288 words)

 Greek mythology pan (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
- greek mythology pandora - greek mythology pan - doras box Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Pan Pan was born with the legs and horns of a goat, which caused his own mother to Pan to invent the shepherd's pipe of bound reeds of varying lengths.
Pan was born with the legs and horns of a goat, which caused his own mother to spurn him.
Pan, Greek Mythology Link.Greek Mythology Link - by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology Pan is the god of woods, pastures, and other landscapes.
arthritis-relief.wol.bz.cob-web.org:8888 /greek-mythology-pan.htm   (227 words)

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