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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Faunus(noun)

    (Roman mythology) ancient rural deity; later considered a counterpart of Greek Pan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faunus(noun)

    see Faun

  2. Origin: [L.]

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  1. Faunus

    In ancient Roman religion and myth, Faunus was the horned god of the forest, plains and fields; when he made cattle fertile he was called Inuus. He came to be equated in literature with the Greek god Pan. Faunus was one of the oldest Roman deities, known as the di indigetes. According to the epic poet Virgil, he was a legendary king of the Latins who came with his people from Arcadia. His shade was consulted as a god of prophecy under the name of Fatuus, with oracles in the sacred grove of Tibur, around the well Albunea, and on the Aventine Hill in ancient Rome itself. Marcus Terentius Varro asserted that the oracular responses were given in Saturnian verse. Faunus revealed the future in dreams and voices that were communicated to those who came to sleep in his precincts, lying on the fleeces of sacrificed lambs. W. Warde Fowler suggested that Faunus is identical with Favonius, one of the Roman wind gods.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Faunus

    a god, grandson of Saturn, who figures in the early history of Latium, first as the god of fields and shepherds, and secondly, as an oracular divinity and founder of the native religion, afterwards identified with the Greek Pan.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Faunus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Faunus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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