What Do You Know Of Attis?

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What Do You Know Of Attis?

Attis was believed in greek mythology to be associated with castration and vegetation. Attis statues are usually erected with Attis wearing the ancient phyrigian cap.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Attis cult of Dindymon began in 
    • A. 

      1250 BC

    • B. 

      1379 BC

    • C. 

      1100 BC

    • D. 

      780 BC

  • 2. 
    Attis is associated with 
    • A. 

      Cybele 

    • B. 

      Aether

    • C. 

      Erebus

    • D. 

      Eros

  • 3. 
    Attis introduced the cult of mother goddess to who?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Erebus

    • C. 

      Eros

    • D. 

      Lydia

  • 4. 
    Some Lydians and Attis were killed by the 
    • A. 

      Priests

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Cybele

    • D. 

      Boar

  • 5. 
    Attis' priests were called the
    • A. 

      Attis bars

    • B. 

      Galli

    • C. 

      Lydian bars

    • D. 

      Atys

  • 6. 
    Attis is also called 
    • A. 

      The big god

    • B. 

      The vegetation god 

    • C. 

      The sun god

    • D. 

      The phyrigian god

  • 7. 
    The important, life-size statue of Attis was found in 
    • A. 

      A roman river

    • B. 

      Ostia

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Macedonia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not associated with Attis?
    • A. 

      Agditis

    • B. 

      Lydia

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Gaia

  • 9. 
    The mother of Attis was
    • A. 

      Cybele

    • B. 

      Nana

    • C. 

      Erebus

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

  • 10. 
    Attis's mother was a daughter to 
    • A. 

      Sangarius

    • B. 

      Midas

    • C. 

      Gaia

    • D. 

      Cybele