This is a Greek
page. I used the ancient Greek little Pan,
(Paniskoi) as the focus
because of my love of forests, fog, flutes and music. In the
Greek depictions of wild landscapes, there appeared not only a great
god Pan, but also little Pans... Paniskoi.
Above you see a sample title graphic
with a little Pan, in the .zip file you will find this graphic for you to
insert a web page title on. If you don't have a graphic
program capable of doing that, e-mail
me and I will do it for you as
time allows. Below you will find the graphic divider
and bullet designed for this page. The font
used on the e-mail button (there is a blank for you to insert the links
need) and suggested for the Paniskoi title graphic above is called "Acropolis Now."
I have also included two small little Pans to frolic through your pages
wherever you feel they should go.
||The worship of Pan began in
Arcadia, and Arcadia was always the principal seat of his worship.
Arcadia was a district of primitive mountain folk, whom other
inspired sudden fear in lonely places, Panic (panikon deima).
Pan was known for his music, capable of arousing inspiration,
sexuality, or panic, depending on his intentions. In the Battle of
Marathon (490 B.C.), it is said that Pan favored the Athenians and so
inspired panic in the hearts of their enemies, the Persians.
of the famous myths of Pan involves the origin of his trademark pan
flute (also known as panpipes). Syrinx was a beautiful
nymph beloved by the satyrs and other wood dwellers. She scorned them
all. As she was returning from the hunt one day, Pan met her.
She ran from him until she came to the bank of the River Ladon where he
overtook her. She called on the water nymphs for help.
Just as Pan laid hands on her, she was turned into the river
reeds. When the air blew through the reeds, it produced a
plaintive melody. The god Pan took some of the reeds to make an
instrument which he called a syrinx, in honor of the nymph.
is likely that the demonized images of the incubus and even the horns
and cloven hooves of Satan, as depicted in much Christian literature
and art, were taken from the images of Pan.
is widely worshiped by Neopagans
and Wiccans today, where he is considered a powerful deity and an
archetype of male virility, called the Horned God (there are other gods
also with that epithet).
To save, you may download the .zip
file which includes the Greek Pan graphics, clip art,
instructions and HTML template. Do not link to the graphics
on this page! Please note that this set is free to use on
personal websites only (though donations are greatly
appreciated). Those sites that hope to generate
income (business site) there is a one time $10 suggested donation
payable through Pay Pal.
Whether it is a commercial or personal web site, a text link
to this site MUST
appear on all pages you use these designs on. Below is a
is a home based graphic design and drafting firm that has been in
since 1978. It is owned and operated by Kythera
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