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Cybele

Other names: the Mother of the Gods,[H45] the Great Mother[H45]

Alternative parentage: Uranus and Gaea[109]

A Phrygian goddess.[H45]
Personification of Mother Earth.[P44]
Identified with Rhea,[15A] and with Bona Dea in Rome.[109]
One legend states she was abandoned on a mountain by her father after her birth and was suckled by lions and leopards.[H45]
She and Agdistis (the hermaphrodite) may have been one and the same.[H45]



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