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S: Pan The Rustic God

FC: Pan the Rustic god! By: Elli W.

1: Pan the Rustic God! By: Elli W.

2: PAN & PSYCHE Psykhe, in her despair at having lost Eros, was about to cast herself into the river. The rustic god Pan, happened to be sitting at that moment on the edge of the stream, holding the mountain deity Echo in his arms, and teaching her to repeat after him all kinds of songs. | Close by the bank nanny-goats were sporting as they grazed and cropped the grass around the river here and there. The goat-shaped god noticed the wrong doing that happen to Psyche. He called her gently to him, he soothed her with these consoling words.

3: You are a classy girl, and I am a rustic herdsman, but my advanced years give me wisdom of this world. If my hazard is correct--sages actually call such guesswork divine insight from your stumbling and frequently wandering steps, | your excessively pale complexion and continual sighs, and not least from your mournful gaze, that you are suffering grievous love-pains. On that account you must hearken to me : do not seek gain to destroy yourself by throwing yourself headlong or by seeking any other means of death.

4: Stop your sorrowing, lay aside your sadness, and instead direct prayers of adoration to Cupidos , greatest of gods, and by your caressing attentions win the favour of that wanton and extravagant youth.’

5: Psyche made no reply to this advice from the shepherd-god. She merely paid reverential homage to his divine person, and proceeded on her way." The End

8: - PAN was the god of shepherds and flocks, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music.

10: He wandered the hills and mountains of Arkadia playing his pan-pipes, and chasing Nymphs. The god was a lover of nymphs, who commonly fled from his advances.

12: He Was Horned, furry, half-man, half-goat, a bit on the short side, but not unattractive in the original bad-boy sense.

14: The name "Pan" means "All," and some believe that Pan was originally a much more powerful, all-encompassing god. Who got downsized with the advent of the Olympians

16: Usually said to be the son of Hermes and Dryope, a tree-nymph, he is associated with Arcadia, a beautiful but wild part of Greece. Penelope is also sometimes said to be his mother.

18: His Latin name is : Faunus, Inuus | Works cited: www.google.com/images www.theoi.com

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