Kabiri

Gods of the ancient Samothracian Mysteries. The term Kabir, or Cabir, has its roots in Chaldee and shares the same root as the Hebrew Gibur, meaning “power.” The term Kabiri, Kaviri, or Cabire is often translated as “Fires,” as these essentially Gods of Fire. The three primary Kabiri of the Samothracian Mysteries are Axieros, Axiokersa, Axiokersos. Along with their brother Kasmillos, these Kabiri were considered the children of Haephestos or Vulcan.

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