Faun

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"Faun"
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Details
Type(s)
Humanoid
Source
Roman mythology
Scale
medium
Other names
Faunus
Similar creature(s)
Satyr, Minotaur, Centaur


The faun is a male humanoid, with the torso of a man, and the legs and tail of a goat. At times they are shown with horns aswell. Some variations have human legs, but still have horns and a tail. They are typically linked with virility, music and festivities in general. They play a manner of different musical instruments, the most well-known example being flutes.

Source[edit | edit source]

Fauns originate from roman mythology, but are likely based on the greek satyr.

Media[edit | edit source]

Fauns appear in the following media:

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Faun - is a german pagan folk, darkwave and medieval music band.
  • Faun is part of the Kirchhoff group, they operate from Osterholz-Scharmbeck (Lower Saxony, Germany) and produce waste disposal vehicles. If their name derives from the mythological creature is not known.
  • Faun is a hungarian movie from 1918 after the play by Eduard Knoblauch
  • The Faun is a play by Edward Knoblock = Eduard Knoblauch ?
  • The Faun is a sculpture by the british forger Shaun Greenhalgh, who presented it as a work by Paul Gauguin.
  • The Faun is a ballet composed by Dora Bright
  • Tadano Faun GmbH is a german manufacturer of mobile cranes.
  • De Faun - a former flemish (Vlaams) art magazine.