What Do You Know Of Attis?

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What Do You Know Of Attis? - Quiz

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

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