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Pān , Pānŏs (acc. Pāna), m., = Πάν,
I.Pan, the god of the woods and of shepherds, the son of Mercury and Penelope, Cic. N. D. 3, 22, 56; Hyg. Fab. 224: “Pan erat armenti custos, Pan numen equarum,Ov. F. 2, 277: “Panos de more Lycaei,Verg. A. 8, 344. He was represented under the form of a goat; “hence, semicaper Pan,Ov. M. 14, 515; cf. Sil. 13, 327. His mistress, Syrinx, was transformed, at her request, by the nymphs into a thicket of reeds, from which Pan made the shepherd's pipe (σύριγξ), Lucr. 4, 586; Ov. M. 1, 691. He is also said to have fallen in love with Luna, and to have gained her favor by the present of a ram, Verg. G. 3, 391 Serv. In war he was regarded as the producer of sudden, groundless (panic) terrors, Val. Fl. 3, 46 sqq.—He was called at a later period the god of All (τὸ πᾶν), Macr. S. 1, 22.—
II. In plur.: “Panes,gods of the woods and fields resembling Pan, Ov. H. 4, 171; id. M. 14, 638.—Gen. Panum, Mela, 3, 9, 6.—Acc. Panas, Col. poët. 10, 427.
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