THE GREAT EARTH MOTHER

Cybele – Rhea – Demeter – Gaia – Isis – Artemis – Aphrodite – Astarte – Ashtoreth – Venus: For thousands of years the Earth Mother reigned, her temples and rites had prestige and fame, She was worshipped across the ancient lands served by priestesses and queer priesthoods who also sometimes travelled in bands ofContinue reading “THE GREAT EARTH MOTHER”

Cybele, Attis and the Gallae

Magna Mater to the Romans, crazy Goddess to Greeks, beloved Mother Cybele to the common folk, the queers, outcasts and rebels. Worshipped from 600BC in Greece, 200 BC in Rome and then across northern Africa, southern Europe and up as far north as Britain for 700 years, her priest/esses were known as the Gallae. TheContinue reading “Cybele, Attis and the Gallae”