Out of Arcadia: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Pan

By Diotima Sophia and the Editorial Board of Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Foreword by Richard Derks
Price: $11.99 (paperback)/$2.99 (ebook)
Publication Date: March 2011
Place of Publication: Shreveport, Louisiana
ISBN: 978-1460943328 / 1460943325
Pages: 118 pp
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 5.5″x8.5″

Horned God. Goat Foot God. God of Shepherds and Flocks. God of Song and Dance. God of Lust and Fear. God of Prophecy and Healing.

Reports of His death were greatly exaggerated. From his homeland of Arcadia, worship of the complex and dynamic Pan spread across the classical world. He continued to make appearances down through the ages in literature, artwork, sculpture and dreams. This devotional anthology — filled with scholarly essays, short fiction, and rich poetry — is a testament to Pan’s importance in the modern world and His place in the lives of His contemporary devotees.

Come, join us in the dance.

Io Pan!

Out of Arcadia can be purchased in paperback through Amazon and Amazon.co.uk here and Barnes and Noble, for the Kindle here.

ATTENTION Librarians, Teachers and Retailers: Out of Arcadia is also available at reduced cost for academic institutions, lending libraries (public and private) and retailers. Check our online store, or email baeditor@gmail.com with any questions.

All of the proceeds from Out of Arcadia – as well as many of the other volumes in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina series – will be used to help promote the revival of the worship of the Greek and Egyptian Gods, with a portion of the proceeds given to a worthy charitable organization in their name.  So, not only will you be getting a wonderful book about the modern worship of Pan – but your money will be going to do good work and help the revival of ancient polytheistic religions.

We are rebuilding the Library of Alexandria one book at a time!

Table of Contents
Dedication: Homeric Hymn XIX (To Pan) — v
Foreword by Richard Derks — ix
Introduction by Diotima Sophia — xi
Acknowledgments — xii
Pan Agrios by Kenn Payne — 1
Aegipan by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 2
Ancient God by Diotima Sophia — 4
Pan-ic! by Kenn Payne — 5
Hymn to Pan I by Rebecca Buchanan — 7
Arcadia’s Doors by Diotima Sophia — 8
Homage to Pan by Galina Krasskova — 9
Pan the Initiator by Leafshimmer — 11
Pan’s Arrivals: Epiphanies and Invocations in Modern Literature and Lyric by Michael Routery — 16
Panantinous by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 22
Bargain by Diotima Sophia — 24
Hymn to Pan II by Rebecca Buchanan — 25
Wild Beauty by Tabitha Few — 26
To Goat-Footed Pan by Amanda Sioux Blake — 27
Thundering Pan by Diana Rajchel — 28
Pan and the Feminist Consciousness by Diotima Sophia — 29
Hymn to Pan III by Rebecca Buchanan — 35
The Horns of a Dilemma: Beltane and SexGnosis as a “Research Method” by Dr. Dave Evans — 36
Pan’s Mistakes by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 43
From a Distance by Diotima Sophia — 44
Hymn to Pan IV by Rebecca Buchanan — 49
Dithyramb for Pan by Christa A. Bergerson — 50
God Crush by Jason Ross Inczauskis — 53
You Press by Diotima Sophia — 56
Pan by Michael Routery — 57
Hymn to Pan V by Rebecca Buchanan — 58
Io Pan! by Kenn Payne — 59
Reports of My Death …. by Diotima Sophia — 61
The Piper in the Big Wood by Rebecca Buchanan 66
From Arcadia With Love: Pan and the Cult of Antinous by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus — 86
Lament at Banias by Diotima Sophia — 94
Author Biographies — 96
Select Bibliography — 100

About Bibliotheca Alexandrina — 103

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