Attis and Cybele – West Asian mythology

By |2019-02-06T06:18:45-08:00September 15th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Cybele and Attis standing together, while two much smaller human worshippers pray to them. From the Hellenistic kingdoms, in what is now Turkey, in the 100s BC Who was Cybele? Cybele was also called Magna Mater or the Great Mother. She was a West Asian fertility goddess like Isis or Demeter. You sacrificed to Cybele to make sure [...]