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Attis is a fictional character from the 2002 film The Invisible.


"Attis" is a book by Catullus.


Attis was the consort of Cybele in Phrygian and Greek mythology. His priests were eunuchs, the Galli, as explained by origin myths pertaining to Attis and castration. Attis was also a Phrygian god of vegetation, and in his self-mutilation, death, and resurrection he represents the fruits of the earth, which die in winter only to rise again in the spring.

Phrases with Attis

  1. Eulophus Attis
  2. Pnigalio Attis
  3. Pyrrhopyge Attis
  4. Signoretia Attis
  5. Leptotyphlus Attis
  6. Species Eulophus Attis
  7. Species Pnigalio Attis
  8. Species Pyrrhopyge Attis

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Google previewThe Gnostic Bible (2009)

Revised and Expanded Edition by Willis Barnstone, Marvin Meyer

Attis is a Phrygian eunuch, the lover of the Great Mother, who mirrors the interests of the dying and rising ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Renaissance Art (2016)

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

ATTIS (c. 1440; Florence, Bargello Museum). The true identity of this figure, which Donatello rendered in bronze, has been the subject of much scholarly debate. Its overall appearance, the anaxyrides (slashed breeches), wings, dancing pose, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

see Attis. Atthis (Greek) see Athena. Attis Attes, Attus,Atus,Atys ( Greek; Phrygian) God ofvegetation. Attis is the sonofthe Akkadian mother goddess, Nana, and an almond thathad fallen to theground.The almond had grown from the ...

Google previewDictionary of Gods and Goddesses (2009)

by Michael Jordan

ATTIS ORIGIN Phrygia [northwestern Turkey]. Vegetation god. KNOWN PERIOD OF WORSHIP circa 500 BC and probably earlier until circa AD 400. SYNONYMS none specific. CENTER(S) OF CULT Anatolian region and later throughout ...

Google previewA Gustave Flaubert Encyclopedia (2001)

by Laurence M. Porter

Adonis's Phrygian counterpart, Attis, was beloved of Tanit's equivalent, Cybele, etymologically the goddess of caverns ( New ...

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Scrabble value of A1T1T1I1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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