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  • MARSYAS, in Greek mythology, a Phrygian god or Silenus, son of Hyagnis.
  • Marsyas, as well as Midas and Silenus, are associated in legend with Dionysus and belong to the cycle of legends of Cybele.
  • SILENUS, a primitive Phrygian deity of woods and springs.
  • The story of Silenus was often the subject of Athenian satyric drama.
  • Just as there were supposed to be several Pans and Fauns, so there were many Silenuses, whose father was called Papposilenus ("Daddy Silenus"), represented as completely covered with hair and more animal in appearance.

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