Agdistis


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Related to Agdistis: Attis, Cybele, Hermaphroditus

Agdistis

Agdistis: see Attis; Cybele.
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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.
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).