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[48] Quaeque. She speaks here of the Galli or Idaei Dactyli, who were the priests of Cybele, and all eunuchs. Mycillus thinks we ought to read quique. But all ancient copies establish the former reading: besides, it was humorous in Ovid to describe them as women. Catullus, in like manner, calls them Galles. Lucian tells us, that women often joined in the chorus with them, and that they were commonly clad in women's apparel. These, as Euripides testifies, sacrificing to the mother of the gods, and inspired by her, ran in a wild procession from Ida, a mountain in Phrygia, to Olympus.

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