Sentence Examples

  • The Phrygian monarchy was destroyed by the Cimmerians about 670 B.C., and the name Midas became in Greek tradition the representative of this ancient dynasty.
  • The monuments of the type of the Midas tomb are obviously imitated from patterns which were employed in cloth and carpets and probably also in the tilework on the inside of chambers varying slightly according to the material.
  • On two of these monuments are engraved the names of "Midas the King" and of the goddess "Kybile the Mother."
  • Midas with the ass's ears was a frequent subject of the Attic satyr-drama.
  • This natural defence was crowned by a wall partly Cyclopean, partly built of large squared stones.6 This city was evidently the centre of the old Phrygian kingdom FavaKrec on the Midas tomb.

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