Open Thread WE 7 FEB 24 ~ e day, EU, Pan
1992 -- The Maastricht Treaty is signed by 12 countries from the European Community (EC) to create the European Union (EU) except UK split and Ireland may do the same?
Pan illustrated in the Flemish magazine Regenboog. Draft for the woodcut Pan of Jozef Cantré. Published in 1918. per wiki
Pan And Syrinx
Pan’s romantic pursuits often led to captivating tales, and his infatuation with the wood-nymph Syrinx is no exception. As Syrinx returned from a hunt, Pan’s advances forced her to flee. She ran from Mount Lycaeum, seeking refuge among her nymph sisters who, in a bid to protect her, transformed her into a reed. When the winds caressed these reeds, they produced a hauntingly beautiful melody. Unable to discern which reed was Syrinx, a heartbroken Pan fashioned an instrument from several reeds, creating the iconic pan flute. This instrument became synonymous with him, a constant reminder of his unrequited love.
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