MYTHOLOGY Cybele ancient goddess of the Earth and fertility. originally from Phrygia called the Great Mother of the gods its cult was entrusted to the Coribanti priests of Cybele . His myth is often linked to that of Attis a beautiful young lover of the Goddess who after betraying her turned away from remorse or according to some versions because Cybele herself made him mad. During some orgiastic cults the Coribanti came to inflict wounds and in some cases to repeat the gesture of Attis. Color Plate from The Ancient and Modern Costume of All Nations by Giulio Ferrario 1767 1847 engraver Giacomo Arghinenti 1830.

Asia Turchia

title: MYTHOLOGY - GODDESS CIBELE

subject date: 2007-10-19

caption: MYTHOLOGY Cybele, ancient goddess of the Earth and fertility. originally from Phrygia; called the Great Mother (of the gods), its cult was entrusted to the Coribanti (priests of Cybele). His myth is often linked to that of Attis, a beautiful young lover of the Goddess, who after betraying her, turned away from remorse, or according to some versions, because Cybele herself made him mad. During some orgiastic cults the Coribanti came to inflict wounds and in some cases, to repeat the gesture of Attis. Color Plate from 'The Ancient and Modern Costume of All Nations' by Giulio Ferrario (1767-1847), engraver Giacomo Arghinenti, 1830.

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subject century: IX a.C. - II a.C.

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