There were three sorts of Cabiri; for, as we have already observed, everything in antiquity was done by threes.
"Yes; true enough; there are the Cabiri," I answered, as full of delight as he was himself.
How about your vow of twenty shekels and a bullock that you made to the Cabiri?
The Cabiri were therefore in estimation and honor two thousand and three or four hundred years before the Christian era.
Chusor, so far as we can tell, was the foremost deity within the circle of the Cabiri.
Another worship which prevailed in Phenicia should not be left unnoticed—that of the Cabiri.
The chief mysteries were those of the Cabiri, of Eleusis, and of Isis.
The mysteries of the Cabiri are the most ancient of which anything is known.
When the great deities had been combined with the circle of the Cabiri, the subordinate spirits followed in their course.
Cicero testifies that the Cabiri were originally three in number, and he carefully distinguishes them from the Dioscuri.