Pat is a pretty androgynous name.
In the later Saiva mythology this theory finds its artistic representation in Siva's androgynous form of Ardha-narisa, or "halfwoman-lord," typifying the union of the male and female energies; the male half in this form of the deity occupying the right-hand, and the female the left-hand side.
Such was the bearded Aphrodite of Cyprus, called Aphroditos by Aristophanes according to Macrobius, who mentions a statue of the androgynous divinity in his Saturnalia (iii.
Androgynous cones may be produced, as in the cone of Pinus rigida (fig.
The Hybristica, again, was most probably a religious festival connected with the worship of some androgynous divinity.