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Syrinx, the Passion of Pan in Greek mythology
"Pan and Syrinx " by Nicolas Poussin,1637. Gemaldegalerie in Dresden, Germany
Syrinx was a beautiful, gamesome wood Nymph from Arcadia who had a passion for hunting. Syrinx later on became the passion and inspiration of the Greek Satyr and god of the shepherds Pan to create melody.


Myths about Syrinx

The Adventure of Pan and Syrinx



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