- Mythical Number: #2627
- Culture: Greek
- Attribute: Celestial
- Attribute: Forest Dweller
- Behaviour: Friendly
One of the 12 Dionysian Centaurs. His name means ‘Faunus’ (also the name of a Latin god). They were ordered by Zeus to guard the god Dionysus from the enraged goddess Hera and her monsters. They were originally sprites but Hera transformed them into Centaurs. They drew the chariot of Dionysus. The other 11 were Amphithemis, Aisakos, Orthaon, Petraios, Phanes, Keteus, Gleneus, Eurybios, Spargeus, Nomeion and Rhiphonos.
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Did you find Phaunos interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Phaunos and send it to this website. Greek mythology has been massively featured in films and games. Clash of the Titans 2011 and Wrath of the Titans 2012 show many Greek monsters in all their glory as well as the classic Jason and the Argonauts. Minotaurs and Satyrs feature in the Chronicles of Narnia. Finally Microsoft's Age of Mythology game gets you in control of the gods and allows you to command the Dragon Hydra, Minotaurs, Cyclops and other monsters. If you're into computer games check out God of War and Titan Quest where you can defeat all types of Greek Demons, Spirits and monsters.
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