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Cybele, She-with-the-Axe.
Alternate meanings: She-of-the-Hair'
[to Whom the twenty fourth day of, day 236, August is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Asia Minor: of pre-Phrygian origin. Galatia, (Her strongest center in Pessinus); Phrygia; Lydia; the Troad; Cyzicua, a center of Her worship. She had a temple in Sardis. Two reliefs in the vicinity of Prymnessus, dating from before the middle of the 6th. c. BCE, form the earliest definite evidence of Her existence.
Linguistic Note: Her name is of non-Greek origin. Some derive it from a mountain peak called kappa-upsilon-beta-epsilon-lambda-omicron-nu, (Kübelon), or from a range of mountains, or from a city kappa-upsilon-beta-epsilon-lambda-lambda-alpha, (Kübella). Of interest seems kappa-epsilon-lambda-epsilon-beta-eta, (kelebe), 'a cup, jar'. See also Kubebe Linguistic Note. It is said to be essentially a literary name, rare in inscriptions.
Description: Great Mother of Deities and of all living things; Mother of the blest; All-begetter; All-nourisher; Goddess of earth, winds, sea, woodlands and especially mountains; She Who is the animating energy of vegetation and its fertility; Guardian of humanity and its flocks; Healer of animals and little children; Inventrix of the flute, syrinx and tympanum.
Invocations, Pleas, Hymns and Other Homage to HER: Cybele.
To Whom Sacred: oak; fir/pine; heather; alder; pomegranate; violet; vine (one of Her images is-was made of vine-wood); lion; panther; wolf; bee; kingfisher (Her messenger); mountain; locks of hair (dedicated to Her); mad yelling (a feature of Her worship); kumbala (cymbals); tambourine; aulos (flute); krotala (hand-clappers, or castanets used in the dance); tumpanon (tympanum); perhaps torch (this may have been a Greek addition); mural-crown; seven-pointed star; lunar-crescent; black meteorite (in which She was incarnate).
Festival: Her festivals were orgiastic.
Male Associates: lover (and perhaps son), Attis. He is first mentioned about 340 BCE.
The Galloi, Her priests, were self-castrated in indentification with Her (or with Her lover/son Attis. The custom made its first appearance about 200 BCE and was probably of Semitic origin). The Idaean Dactyloi learned the art of forging iron from Her, their Mistress. The Corybantes were Her attendants. The Curetes became Her servants upon Her confusion with Rhea, .

Source: GMG.GS 10-33; Kaster PCMD.
Agdistis, ----.

Geography/Culture: Asia-minor: Phrygia.

Lobrine, {She-of-Mount-Lobrinon}.

Geography/Culture: Greek: Cyzicus, after a mountain in the area.

Source: GMG.GS 12.
Kubebe, {Head}.

Geography/Culture: Anatolian.
Linguistic Note: This name, Kubebe, was commonly used for Cybele, She-with-the-Axe, by Latin writers as early as the end of the 6th century BC. It is perhaps from Greek kappa-upsilon-beta-omicron-sigma, (kübos), a cube, a cubical die (pl. dice), or from kappa-upsilon-beta-epsilon, (kübe), the head. {This probably isn't how it was spelt though. Try and check because the u may be a u, and then again, it may be a y. the k is very likely a c.}

Saggaro-Mater, Mother-Saggarius.

Geography/Culture: Greek: Galatia.
Linguistic Note: Greek Sigma-alpha-gamma-gamma-alpha-rho-omicron--mu-alpha-tau-eta-rho, (Saggaro-mater). Perhaps related to a(ta)n(e(ta), a large drag-net for taking fish.
Description: Goddess of the river Sangarius.
Male Associate: consort, Sangarius.

Source: GMG.GS 12.
worked on: August, July, May 1995; August, February 1991; July 1990.
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