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Attis, ĭdis (also Atthis or Atys, yos, and Attīn, īnis, Macr. S. 1, 21, p. 313 Bip.), m., = Ἄττις (Ἄττυς, Ἄτυς, Ἄττιν), a young Phrygian shepherd, whom Cybele loved, and made her priest on condition of perpetual chastity; but he broke his vow, became insane, and emasculated himself, Cat. 63; Ov. M. 10, 104; id. F. 4, 223; Serv. ad Verg. A. 9, 116; Macr. S. 1, 21.

Ătys or Attys, yos, m., = Ἄτυς, Ἄττυς (diff. from Attis, q. v.).

  1. I. A son of Hercules and Omphale, father of Tyrrhenus and Lydus, and ancestor of the Lydian kings, who are therefore called Atyadae, Tac. A. 4, 55.
  2. II. The ancestor of the gens Atia (cf. Atius), Verg. A. 5, 568 Wagner.
  3. III. A son of Alba, king of the Albani, Liv. 1, 3.