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Strabo, Geography, Book 10, chapter 3 (search)
Corybantes sons of Cronus, but others say that the Corybantes were sons of Zeus and Calliope and were identical with the Cabeiri, and that these went off to Samothrace, which in earlier times was called Melite, and that their rites were mystical. But though the Scepsian,Demetrius of Scepsis. who compiled these myths, does not accept the last statement, on the ground that no mystic story of the Cabeiri is told in Samothrace, still he cites also the opinion of Stesimbrotus the Thasian Fl. about 460 B.C.; only fragments of his works are extant. that the sacred rites in Samothrace were performed in honor of the Cabeiri: and the Scepsian says that they were called Cabeiri after the mountain Cabeirus in Berecyntia. Some, however, believe that the Curetes were the same as the Corybantes and were ministers of Hecate. But the Scepsian again states, in opposition to the words of Euripides,Quoted in 10. 3. 13. that the rites of Rhea were not sanctioned or in vogue in Crete, but only in Phryg