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Offline Markus

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Melez - Invocation
« on: May 19, 2006, 09:54:13 am »
Hi folks,

here's another one that I've been riddling about: Do you have any idea what the invocation at the end of Melez means? There's "Pan" in it which might refer to the horned god of Arcady or which might mean "all". Then I recognize two names: "Cernunnos", a Celtic horned god, and "Astaroth", a demon derived from Ishtar / Astarte.

Any ideas?

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Melez - Invocation
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2006, 01:56:17 pm »
I don't remember the lyrics very well, but... where does Pan pop in?!  :huh:

Anyway, I remember god Pan was born with billy goat legs and horns and o long beard, son of nimf Dryope and Hermes. The last took him the Olymp, but he left, choosing to live in mountains and chilly forests, playing the syrinx (or Panpipe) and shepherding his flocks. At first, he patronized forests and shepherds. With time tho he looses his initial character and becomes the protector of the whole nature. (Arcadia and Argos older god)

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Melez - Invocation
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2006, 03:16:35 pm »
Hi there,

there's a line that says "Pan heon anthropo-something". I suppose it means something like "all his human-something". :D Pn, however, wouldn't be too bad a guess, either - he does appear in other songs and he would be the second horned god in this passage.

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