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Magna Mater deorum Idaea

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In Roman mythology, Magna Mater deorum Idaea ("great mother of the gods") was the name for the originally Phrygian goddess Cybele, as well as Rhea.

Her cult moved from Phrygia to Greece from the 6th century to the 4th. In 205 BC, Rome adopted her cult.



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