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”7 And because the Corybantes are inclined to dancing and to religious frenzy, we say of those who are stirred with frenzy that they are "corybantising."
1 Acusilaüs (fl. fifth century B.C.) wrote works entitled History and Genealogies. Only fragments remain.
2 Pherecydes (fl. in the fifth century B.C.) wrote a mythological and historical work in ten books. Only fragments remain.
4 13. 1. 48.
5 i.e., "Cory-bant-es" is here derived from the two verbs "coryptein" ("butt with the head") and "bainein" ("walk" or "go").
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