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  • De Profundis

    Anodos of Pandora, or Gaea the Earth, with dancing Panes | Greek vase, Athenian red figure skyphos

  • Micheal Capaldi

    Greek Mythology: The Panes were rustic daimones (spirits) of wild mountains and highland pasture, as well as the sheep flocks and goat herds which grazed these lands. The Panes were depicted as goat-footed men, with the tails, bushy beards, snub noses, pointed ears and horns of a goat. Sometimes they were shown with full goat heads, like the image right. As lascivious fertility spirits they were often depicted with erect members.

  • Donna Solomon
    Donna Solomon • 2 years ago

    PANDORA was the very first woman who was formed out of clay by the gods. The Titan Prometheus had originally been assigned with the task of creating man. But because he was displeased with their lot, stole fire from heaven. Zeus was angered, and commanded Hephaistos and the other gods to create a woman, Pandora, and endow her with the beauty and cunning. He then delivered her to Epimetheus, the foolish younger brother of Prometheus, for a bride. When he had received her into his house, Pandora opened the pithos (storage jar) which Zeus had given her as a wedding present, and released the swarm of evil spirits trapped within. They would ever afterwards plague mankind. Only Elpis (Hope) remained behind, a single blessing to succor mankind in their suffering. Pandora's daughter Pyrrha (Fire) was the first-born mortal child. She and her husband Deukalion alone survived the Great Deluge. To repopulate the earth they each cast stones over their shoulder. Those cast by Deukalion formed men, a

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