Nana (Greek mythology)

Nana (Greek mythology)

In Greek mythology, Nana (Greek : Νάνα) was a daughter of the Phrygian river-god Sangarius, the river Sakarya is located in present-day Turkey.

She became pregnant when an almond from an almond tree fell on her lap. The almond tree had sprung from the spot where the hermaphroditic Agdistis was castrated, becoming Cybele, the Mother of the Gods.

Nana abandoned the baby boy, who was tended by a he-goat. The baby, Attis, grew up to become Cybele's consort and lover.

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