The cult of Pan in ancient Greece by Philippe Borgeaud

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StatementPhilippe Borgeaud ; translated by Kathleen Atlass and James Redfield.
LC ClassificationsBL820.P2 B6713 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 273 p., [10] p. of plates :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033741M
ISBN 100226065952, 0226065960
LC Control Number88009697

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definite, mythical places (Hyperborea, Nysa), but Pan is firmly located in an actual familiar landscape; all the ancient sources call him Arcadian. Even in cults practiced at Athens or Thebes, Pan remains linked with Arcadia.1 The "official" meeting between the god and the Athenians took place (through the mediation o2 neaf a herald)r Tegea; Pindar,3.

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Part One: The Greek image of Arcadia --The setting --The first Arcadian --Part Two: Tales of Pan --Grotto and landscape, hunting and herding --From landscape to sexuality and music --Panic and possession --Fear, desire, and animality --Part Three: The Arcadian in the city --Pan.

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In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ ˈpæn /; Ancient Greek: Πάν, romanized: Pán) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, rustic music and impromptus, and Children: Silenos, Iynx, Krotos, Xanthus (out of Twelve).

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The cover has some wear. The front cover curls up a little. There is a name and date Seller Rating: % positive. emerged in the art and imagination of classical Athens, when his cult was established in Athens as a result of his purported appearance to the famous Marathon runner Philippides (or Pheidippides).

The Cult of Pan in Ancient Greece by Philippe Borgeaud English, French | November 1, | ISBN: | pages | PDF | Mb. Pan was the ancient Greek god of shepherds and hunters, and of the meadows and forests of the mountain wilds.

His unseen presence aroused panic in those who traversed his realm. Pan idled in the rugged countryside of Arcadia, playing his panpipes and chasing Nymphs. Pan. In Ancient Greece and Greco-Egypt, the God Pan had signified “all things.” The meaning of the name of Pan, is an old word denoting to close or join together.

Pan is the universal agent known as. The topic of this collection of papers is the religious iconography of cult in ancient Greece. The book aims at promoting the understanding of ancient Greek cult of the Archaic and Classical periods through the presentation of new evidence and new interpretations of vase-paintings, figurines and cult Cited by: 3.

1 Pan as an Arcadian god: for the literary tradition see Roscher 3, s.v. Pan (WH, Roscher).; 2 Amsterdam, Allard Pierson Museum nos.

Brommer, Satyroi (Wurzburg ) 12, 50, n. 5 no 1 Ancient writers unanimously report that Pan was originally a local god from Arcadia. The official installation of his cult Cited by: 1. The Cult of Pan in Ancient Greece by Philippe Borgeaud ISBN ISBN Paperback; Chicago: Univ Of Chicago Pr (tx), ; ISBN THE CULT OF.

PAN IN ANCIENT GREECE CU LT OF. PAN Philippe Borgeaud Translated by Kathleen Atlass and James Redfield. IN ANCIENT GREECE.

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Banias was certainly an ancient place of great sanctity, and when Hellenised religious influences began to overlay the region, the cult of its local numen gave place to the worship of Pan, to whom the cave was therefore dedicated. Paneas (Ancient Cultures: Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Early.

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The. By the s BC, many Greeks also followed the Egyptian mystery cult of Isis, and the West Asian cult of Magna Mater, and later in the Roman Empire a lot of Greeks followed the West Asian mystery cult of. The Attic cult of Pan and the Nymphs should also be included among this group: though little is often known about the specific ritual practices, the literary and visual evidence associated with.

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