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The eye of Cybele

a novel
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Akashic Books , New York
Greece -- History -- Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C. -- Fi

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Statementby Daniel Chavarría ; translation by Carlos Lopez.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsLópez, Carlos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ8520.13.H38 O5613 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination463 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3959173M
ISBN 101888451254
LC Control Number2001097213

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The Eye of Cybele. Written by Daniel Chavarria Review by Gerald T. Burke. This novel is set in Athens, roughly BCE. The plot revolves around the hero, Alcibiades, a stuttering, physically beautiful general whose Olympic and battlefield successes have made him the darling of the masses. His political competition is the ruthless Nicias.

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The conventional story attests that Attis, a young man born from an immaculate conception, raised by a goat, and who captured the eye of Cybele with his beauty, was sent to Pessinus to wed the King’s daughter (King Midas, according to some versions), only to have Agdistis/Cybele (the vegetation-goddess of the neighbouring mountain) intervene during the ceremony’s opening song.

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Well-trained meant that he would always bite on the buttocks and deliver his captive alive and free of fractures. Book annotation not available for this title. Title: The Eye Of Cybele Author: Chavarria, Daniel/ Lopez, Carlos (TRN) Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist Publication Date: /02/18 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: The Eye Of Cybele.

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In this version, Attis is completely and utterly devoted to Cybele. Cybele demands what most women these days demand - a little fidelity.

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