Last Update: 03 Apr 2021
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
Famous Satyrs in Greek Mythology