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In Greek mythology, the sileni were half-man and half-horse, unlike the satyrs, who were half-goat. The Sileni were followers of Dionysus. They were drunks, bald and fat with thick lips and squat noses, and the ears and tail of a horse. Later, there was only one: Silenus.



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