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Satyrs, joyful half-goat creatures

The Satyrs were divine, half-man and half-goat creatures of Ancient Greece

Apperance of the Satyrs

The Satyrs were mythological creatures with the upper body of a man and the lower body of a goat. The leader of the satyrs was the god Pan.

The Satyrs' Way of Life

Usually the Satyrs stayed in forests and mountains or accompanied the Greek wine god Dionysus on his travels, dancing merrily around with the Nymphs and drinking.

The Satiric Drama

The Satyrs also gave their name to a certain type of play, the satirical drama, which parodies popular myths about Greek gods and heroes.

Roman name: faun

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