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Κάβειροι [α^], οἱ,
A.the Cabeiri, divinities worshipped especially in Lemnos, Samothrace, and Boeotia, Pi.Fr.74bSchr., Hdt.2.51, 3.37, Str.10.3.15, etc.; at Miletus, Nic.Dam.52J., Milet. (v. infr.), BCH1.288; title of play by Aeschylus, Ath.10.428f, Sch.Pi.P.4.303: sg., “ΚάβειροςPi. l.c.; freq. in Boeotian Inscrr. (written -βιρ-), IG7.2457, al., cf. AP6.245 (Diod.), Q.S.1.267: Καβειρίδες Νύμφαι, and Καβειρώ , , the sisters and mother of the Cabeiri, Acus.20J., Pherecyd. 48 J.:—Adj. Καβειρικός , ή, όν, fem. Καβειριάς , άδος, Cabeiric, St. Byz.:—also Καβειραῖος , α, ον, Id., Paus.9.25.8: Καβειρία , , epith. of Demeter at Κάβειροι, Id.9.25.5 codd.: Καβείριον , τό, sanctuary of the C., Id.9.26.2; more correctly Καβείρ[ε]ιον IG11(2).144A90 (Delos, iv B.C.): Καβείρια , τά, their mysteries, Inscr.Perg.252, Hsch.:—hence Καβειριάζομαι , celebrate these mysteries, St.Byz.: Καβι_ριάρχας , , IG7.2428 (Boeot.):
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.51
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.37
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.25.5
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.25.8
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.26.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.3.15
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