Definición de Silenus en inglés:

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Silenus

Pronunciación: /sʌɪˈliːnəs/
Greek Mythology
1An aged woodland deity, one of the sileni, who was entrusted with the education of Dionysus. He is depicted either as dignified and musical, or as an old drunkard.
1.1 (as noun silenus) (plural sileni /sʌɪˈliːnʌɪ/) A woodland spirit, usually depicted in art as old and having ears like those of a horse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A statue of Marsyas as a wise old silenus embodied this positive version of Marsyas in the Forum Romanum.
  • Satyrs and sileni are depicted in art and literature in the company of nymphs, whom they constantly pursue.
  • On the lid are dancing maenads, satyrs, and sileni.
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