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Cybĕlē or Cybēbē, ēs, and Cybĕ-lă, ae, f., = Κυβέλη and Κυβήβη.

I. A goddess, originally Phrygian, later worshipped in Rome also as Ops or Mater Magna, whose priests were called Galli.

(a). Form Cybele, Cat. 63, 8; Verg. A. 11, 768; Mart. 1, 71, 10.—

(b). Form Cybela, Tert. adv. Nat. 1, 10.—

(g). Form Cybebe, Verg. A. 10, 220; Prop. 3, 17 (4, 16), 35; Phaedr. 3, 17, 3; Sil. 8, 365; 17, 3; Cat. 63, 9; Phaedr. 3, 17, 4; 4, 1, 4; Luc. 1, 600.—

B. Hence,

1. Cybĕ-lēĭus, a, um, adj., pertaining to Cybele: Attis, Ov. M. 10, 104; v. Attis: mater, i. q. Cybele, id. A. A. 1, 507; so also dea, id. F. 4, 191: frena, i. e. of the lions in the chariot of Cybele, id. M. 10, 704: limina, i. e. of her temple, Stat. S. 1, 2, 176.—

2. Cybĕlista, ae, m., = Κυβελιστής, a priest of Cybele, Verg. Copa, 25 Sillig ex conj. (al. Calybita). —

II. A mountain in Phrygia.

(a). Form Cybele, Ov. F. 4, 249; 4, 363.—

(b). Form Cybebe, Cat. 63, 9; 63, 84.—Also called Cybĕ-lus, i, m., Verg. A. 3, 111 Rib. (al. Cybelae).