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Attis , ĭdis (also Atthis or Atys , yos, and Attīn , īnis, Macr. S. 1, 21, p. 313 Bip.), m., = Ἄττις (Ἄττυς, Ἄτυς, Ἄττιν),
I.a young Phrygian shepherd, whom Cybele loved, and made her priest on condition of perpetual chastity; but he broke his vow, became insane, and emasculated himself, Cat. 63; Ov. M. 10, 104; id. F. 4, 223; Serv. ad Verg. A. 9, 116; Macr. S. 1, 21.
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