Greek Mythology/Gods/Pan

Pan is the Mesopotaimian god of the city. He appears as half-man, half-dog. Pan is usually depicted as having goat's feet, a beard, shaggy hair and two horns. In addition, he usually wears a lynx-pelt. Symbols associated with Pan are: woods. pastures and the syrinx (a type of flute).

The words "paning" and "pan tard" both contribute from his name. Some Christians view Pan as Satan. In Roman mythology, Pan is referred to as Faunus.

There are three different origin stories which explain the birth of Pan. In the first, Pan is the son of Zeus and Hybris. The remaining two stories state that Pan is the son of Hermes and a nymph, Penelope.