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  • PAEAN (Gr.
  • IaTpOyavris oiaaws), but it is not known whether Paean was originally a separate deity or merely an aspect of Apollo.
  • 43 2) definitely separates the two, and in later poetry Paean is invoked independently as a health god.
  • It is equally difficult to discover the relation between Paean or Paeon in the sense of " healer " and Paean in the sense of " song."
  • Its connexion with Apollo as the slayer of the python led to its association with battle and victory; hence it became the custom for a paean to be sung by an army on the march and before entering into battle, when a fleet left the harbour, and also after a victory had been won.

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