Corybantes

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Corybantes

half-divine priests of Cybele; celebrated noisy festivals in her honor. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 67]

Corybantes

musicians; provided music for goddesses’ orgiastic dances. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 67]
See: Music
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