Agdistis


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Agdistis:

see AttisAttis
or Atys
, in Phrygian religion, vegetation god. When Nana ate the fruit of the almond tree, which had been generated by the blood of either Agdistis or of Cybele, she conceived Attis.
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, in ancient Asian religion, the Great Mother Goddess. The chief centers of her early worship were Phrygia and Lydia. In the 5th cent. B.C. her cult was introduced into Greece, where she was associated with Demeter and Rhea.
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Agdistis danutae Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2009
Agdistis danutae: Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin 2009: 41.
New species and records of plume moths of the genus Agdistis Hubner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Agdistinae) from southern Africa.
Pero su belleza habia inflamado de amor a la vez a Agdistis y a Cibeles, que se disputaron sus favores; mas Agdistis en un acceso de celos, demento a Atis y a sus familiares.
El Coro de los Dendreforos (portadores del arbol, el pino sagrado que representa a Atis, un dios de la vegetacion) entra en procesion al bosque, y va cantando analepticamente el momento en que Zeus y Cibeles engendraron sin querer a Agdistis (6), "el siniestro e infernal hermafrodita", dotado de todos los aspectos negativos de la dualidad:
En esta version del mito, Agdistis no es otra mas que Cibeles, la gran diosa de Frigia, donde, como lo indica Charles Victor Daremberg, "l'identite de ces deux personnes divines ne parait pas douteuse" (1929: p.
Tampoco se aprecia, en ninguna de las tres versiones repasadas, la union amorosa entre Atis y Agdistis o Cibeles 5, mas bien, el amor de la Gran Madre hacia el joven se presenta como casto y puro, aunque, en opinion de Maria Dolores Gallardo, especialmente posesivo (1995: p.
Legends agree in locating the rise of the worship of the Great Mother in the general area of Phrygia in Asia Minor (now in west-central Turkey), and during classical times her cult center was at Pessinus, located on the slopes of Mount Dindymus, or Agdistis (hence her names Dindymene and Agdistis).