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Greek mythology
Similar creature(s)
Faun, Minotaur, Centaur, Satyress

The satyr is a male humanoid, with the torso of a man, and the legs of a goat. At times they are shown with horns and tails aswell. Some variations have human legs, but still have horns and a tail. A female counterpart exists, but was not part of the original mythos. 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]

Satyrs originate from greek mythology, dating back to around 500 BC.

Media[edit | edit source]

Satyrs appear in the following media:

Movies[edit | edit source]

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), starring Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer and etc.
  • Fantasia (1940), Walt Disney Animation

Games[edit | edit source]