By Maria Grazia Lancellotti

This quantity offers with the determine of Attis. The paintings goals to think again the legendary and cultic information regarding this personality, attempting to supply facts of the strategies of "construction" and "reconstruction" that experience contributed to the moulding of different kinds of Attis that built due to a variety of calls for inside of assorted spiritual traditions. After an advent in regards to the historical past of the reviews, the 1st half examines the oldest proof on Attis, resorting to comparability with spiritual traditions prior to or modern with Phrygian tradition. the second one half tackles the classical international and collects the weather of continuity and of innovation in appreciate of Asianic spiritual traditions. The 3rd half analyses the matter of the approaches of reinterpretation of the conventional cults that either the "pagan" philosophers and the fathers of the Church effected. The hyperlink among Attis and dying is mentioned within the fourth half.

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Bonnet - Motte 1999, two collective volumes which contain specific articles on the various regions of the area around the Mediterranean, reflections on methodology and references to the extensive previous bibliography. , 1 7. , I 94. To be precise, in this passage there is no mention of the son Lydos, and the people over whom Atys rules is already called "Lydian". Probably, here Herodotus does not consider it necessary to repeat what he had already written at the beginning of the book about the ethnicon and its origin.

The term also occurs in the inscription of Areyastis and is understood by Lubotsky 1988, pp. 12-13, as a title of Bonok, the dedicator (a new translation of the inscription is given in Janda 1997). Orel 1990, p. 108, translates "protector of monuments". Innocente 1997, p. 40, surmises that the term is, instead, the name of the paternal grandfather, in the genitive. According to Ramsay's interpretation, the term kawoi is an original Anatolian term for the priesthood attested in the Hellenised word Attabokaioi, the "goat-priests", a name used in two inscriptions from the period of the empire for a special group of followers of the Great Mother at Pessinous (Ramsay 1920, p.

V. lovlU and ~oluvlO~ ltd)lov). 30 CHAPTER TWO the fact that the term Massana- could be the sovereign's own name, like the Hittite term dUTU,i 78. With regard to Kotys, I consider that here should be taken into account not the evidence from Strabo - who mentions a Thracian goddess whereas in the Lydian genealogical list the kingdom is inherited by males 79 - but the fact that Kotys is a typical Thracian royal name 80 . In addition, like the evidence for Masnes, there was a place name in Phrygia derived from the proper name Kotys plus the locative ending8l .

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