Magna Mater


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Magna Mater great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops
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In literature:

A Mater Dolorosa, she had borne him, a Magna Mater, she now claimed him again, soul and body, sex, meaning, and all.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
MAGNA MATER, or Cybele.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
The worship of the Magna Mater was known in Rome by 200 B.C.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
In the Magna Mater it recognised its own.
"The Religion of Numa" by Jesse Benedict Carter
She was called Magna-Mater, Mater-Deorum, Berecynthia-Idea, and also Dindymene.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
This Magna Mater was the first Oriental deity introduced into Rome, and the last deity introduced by the Sibylline books.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
Magna Mater, hear me!...
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy