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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2
Full diacritics: Κῠβέλη Medium diacritics: Κυβέλη Low diacritics: Κυβέλη Capitals: ΚΥΒΕΛΗ
Transliteration A: Kybélē Transliteration B: Kybelē Transliteration C: Kyveli Beta Code: *kube/lh

English (LSJ)

ἡ, Cybele, E.Ba.79 (lyr.), Ar.Av.877, etc.:—from Κύβελον, τό, or Κύβελα, τά, mountain in Phrygia, D.S.3.58, Str.12.5.3:— hence Adj. Κυβεληγενής, St.Byz.:—also Κυβήβη, Hippon.120 (dub.), Hdt.5.102, Anacreont.11.1; equated with Aphrodite by Charon Hist. (FHGiv p.627):—fem.Adj. Κυβηλίς, Κυβηλίδος, ἡ, Cybelian,

   A Κυβηλίδος ὄργανα Ῥείης Nonn.D.10.387, 14.214, cf. Hippon.121, St.Byz. s.v. Κυβέλεια:—also Κυβεληΐς, Nonn.D.14.10, al.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ης (ἡ) :
Cybèle, déesse de Phrygie.
Étymologie: emprunt.

Greek Monotonic

Κῠβέλη: ἡ, η Κυβέλη, Φρυγική θεότητα, σε Ευρ., Αριστοφ.· πρβλ. Κυβήβη.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

Κῠβέλη: дор. Κῠβέλα, ион. Κῠβήλη и Κῠβήβα ἡ Кибела (фригийская богиня плодородия, культ которой постепенно распространился из М. Азии на Грецию, где смешался с культом Реи) Eur., Arph. etc.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: f.
Meaning: Anatolian goddess (Pi. fr. 8 Snell, Ar.)
Other forms: Κυβήβη (Hippon. fr. 127 M, Charon of Lamps. F.Gr.H. 262 fr. 9, Hdt. 5, 102).
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Anat.
Etymology: In Old Phrygian she is called Matar Kubileya; the exact meaning of the adjective is unknown; does it refer to a mountain? The goddess originated in Karkhemish, around 1200, where she was called Kubaba. See Laroche, Éléments orient. .. religion grecque ancienne (1960) 113-128. Her Lydian name was Kuvava. From Locri Epizephyrii we have her name as Qubalas (end 7th cent.). See now M. J. Rein, Cybele, Attis & Related Cults (1996)223-237.

Middle Liddell

Κῠβέλη, ἡ,
Cybele, a Phrygian goddess, Eur., Ar.; cf. Κυβήβη.

Wikipedia EN

Cybele (/ˈsɪbəliː/ SIB-ə-lee; Phrygian: Matar Kubileya/Kubeleya "Kubileya/Kubeleya Mother", perhaps "Mountain Mother"; Lydian Kuvava; Greek: Κυβέλη Kybele, Κυβήβη Kybebe, Κύβελις Kybelis) is an Anatolian mother goddess; she may have a possible forerunner in the earliest neolithic at Çatalhöyük, where statues of plump women, sometimes sitting, have been found in excavations. Phrygia's only known goddess, she was probably its national deity. Greek colonists in Asia Minor adopted and adapted her Phrygian cult and spread it to mainland Greece and to the more distant western Greek colonies around the 6th century BC.


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