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The Goatman

Everyone loves a good satyr.

And it sounds like the satyrs have migrated to Maryland.

The Goatman of Beltsville is a legend regarding a very large (300 pounds, roughly, and 7 feet tall) monster with the lower body of a goat and the upper body of a man. 162 more words

Folklore

Satyric plays

Early Greek burlesques of Doric invention about mythological characters or events. With choruses of satyrs.

Aristotle said they had short plots and “grotesque diction” and could use “the iambic or lampooning measure, being that in which people lampooned each other.”