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ID: 901001947
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001947
Record Type: Guide Term

<Faunus (Ancient Italian deity)>

Note: Ancient Italian rural deity whose attributes in Classical Roman times were identified with those of the Greek god Pan. Faunus was originally worshipped throughout the countryside as a bestower of fruitfulness on fields and flocks. He eventually became primarily a woodland deity, the sounds of the forest being regarded as his voice.

Names:
Faunus (Ancient Italian deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Fauno (Ancient Italian deity) (Italian-P,D,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Roman iconography> (P)
........<Roman characters> (P)
............<Faunus (Ancient Italian deity)> (I)
Related Iconography:
counterpart is .... Pan
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Pan (Greek deity)) [901001072]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Italian
.....(Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Faunus (Ancient Italian deity)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2015026534
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 96A11 Faunus
Fauno (Ancient Italian deity)
................ICCD database (1988-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Faunus," accessed 7 July 2017

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