Corybantes
Corybant Cor"y*bant (k?r"?-b?nt), n.; pl. E. {Corybants} (-b?nts), oftener L. {Corybantes} (-b?n"t?z). [L. Corybas, Gr. Kory`bas.] One of the priests of Cybele in Phrygia. The rites of the Corybants were accompanied by wild music, dancing, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • CORYBANTES — Cybeles sacerdotes, qui sacrô furore correpti, cymbala pulsabant, capitaque inter saltandum iactantes alios in similem rabiem agebant. Homerus βητάρμονας vocat, Od. θ. v. 250. et 383. Hi primum Idam Phrygiae montem tenuisse dicuntur, postea autem …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Corybantes — CORYBANTES, um, Gr. Κορύβαντες, ων, (⇒ Tab. XIII.) des Apollo und der Thalia Söhne, Apollod. lib. I. c. 3. §. 4. welche andere von dem Koribas, der Cybele und des Jasions Sohne, hergekommen zu seyn vorgeben. Diod. Sic. lib. V. c. 49. p. 223. Sie… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Corybantes — Jupiter parmi les Corybantes, peinture de Giuseppe Maria Crespi, v. 1730, Kimbell Art Museum Dans la mythologie grecque, les Corybantes (en …   Wikipédia en Français

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