Faunus


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(Roman mythology) ancient rural deity

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Celebrated at the ides of February/February 15, Lupercalia, a Roman pagan celebration, was a fertility festival dedicated to Faunus, the Roman god of agriculture who was equaled to the Greek God Pan, as well as to the Roman founders Romulus and Remus.
The faunal associations of the Pamplona and Jaca basins share close if not the same species of the genera Niso, Globularia, Clavilithes, Sassia, Moniquia (as Faunus in Villalta, 1956), some Epitoniidae and, at least, the species Haustator altavillensis and Diastoma costellatum.
XXIX, 8, Olschki, Firenze 1915; Filippo Di Benedetto, <<Considerazioni sullo Zibaldone Laurenziano del Boccaccio e restauro testuale della prima redazione del 'Faunus'>>, Italia medioevale e umanistica XIV (1971)91-129; Raul Mordenti, <<Problemi e prospettive di un'edizione ipertestuale dello Zibaldone laurenziano>>, Michelangelo Picone y Claude CazalE BERARD(eds.),Gli Zibaldoni di Boccaccio.
Concurrent with the closing of the merger, the company has signed an agreement for a USD 15m facility with Faunus Group International, Inc.
Those portions that do remain more specifically on track, however, like the deft reading of Faunus's baiting in the Mutabilitie Cantos, deliver handsomely.
Scarabaeus faunus Fabricius, 1775; Phanaeus faunus (Fabricius): Laporte, 1840 ; Sulcophanaeus faunus (F.): Edmonds, 1972.
In Roman mythology, Faunus is equivalent to the Greek god Pan.
Discussing EBB's poems "To Flush, My Dog" and "Flush or Faunus," along with her "epistolary relationship" with Mary Russell Mitford, Morrison argues that "the emotional intensity of Barrett and Mitford's relationship is largely transacted through Flush," as an "unorthodox intimacy and kinship between two women of different generations is displaced onto the equally unorthodox relationship they have to their respective cocker spaniels" (pp.
(13) The patronymic is particularly used in grandiose, high register language, for example, when the Sibyl addresses Aeneas with the ornately embellished, 'born of divine blood, Trojan, son of Anchises'.14 Latinus too is addressed as 'king outstanding scion of Faunus,' which Servius ad loc.
1 1 cambeforti Genier Eurysternus 1 2 velutinus Bates Glaphyrocanthon 2 4 quadriguttatus Glaphyrocanthonx 1 quadriguttatus (Olivier) Hansreia affinis 4 3 (Fabricius) Onthophagus haematopus Harold[omicron] Onthophagus 3 4 3 rubrescens Blanchard Onthophagus xanthomerus Bates [omicron] Oxysternonx 4 2 xanthomerus Bates [omicron] Oxysternon 4 5 3 durantoni Arnaud Oxysternon 3 13 3 festivum (Linne) Oxysternon silenus Castelnau[omicron] Phanaeus bispinus Bates * Phanaeus cambeforti Arnaud[omicron] Phanaeus chalcomelas 3 1 2 (Perty) Scybalocanthon 3 3 pygidialis (Schmidt) Sulcophanaeus faunus (Fabricius)[omicron] Sylvicanthon candezei 1 (Harold) Tetramereia convexa 1 1 (Harold) * Trichocanthon 4 19 15 26 sordidus Harold Uroxys sp.
(12) Boccaccio most likely knew the work of Claudian while he was composing Comedia delle ninfe fiorentine and certainly had encountered him by the time of the first edition of Faunus, in 1341-42 (Velli 265).
According to Paul Grootkerk, the Roman name for Pan was "Faunus," "derived from the Latinfari meaning 'the speaker,' since the god could reveal the future through dreams." (16) (This is an ability Ofelia is to find in her friend Pan.) Being creatures of fertility, satyrs were often portrayed in Greek art and literature with massive erections.