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an ancient country in western and central Asia Minor

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The bandwagoning came from peripheral actors, the Cimmerian tribes, who defeated two of Assyria's great power rivals, Phrygia and Urartu, in order to settle the latter's territory.
The King of Phrygia is a caricature of tyranny, closely resembling the paradigm of the "tyrant by conduct" (tyrannus exercitio) presented in Vindiciae contra tyrannos.(23) Just as he introduces Basilius by presenting a picture of him, and refers to Euarchus as expressing in "the picture of his proceedings" the "whole art of government," Sidney heightens our awareness that the King of Phrygia is a lively image: while preparing to execute Pyrocles in order "to make all men adread to make such one an enemy who would not spare, nor fear, to kill so great a prince," the King of Phrygia insures that "all things [are] appointed for that cruel blow in so solemn an order as if they would set forth tyranny in most gorgeous decking" (NA, pp.
He who is able to receive this, let him receive it." A number of commentators have observed that Paul's words would have had particular meaning in Galatia, where, as in the neighboring Phrygia, the cult of Cybele, the Great Mother Goddess, had flourished.
Born in Sparta (444), the son of Archidamus II of the Eurypontid house; succeeded his brother Agis II after he and Lysander persuaded the citizens to set aside Agis' son Leotychidas (398?); sent to Asia Minor with Lysander (396), and concluded a truce with the satrap Tissaphernes before raiding into Phrygia (central Turkey); raised a force of cavalry, and ravaged both Lydia (east central Turkey) (spring 395) and Phrygia; recalled to Greece (394), he took the overland route and avenged the defeat and death of Lysander with a notable victory over Corinth and her allies at Coronea (fall?
A legendary king of Phrygia. Midas requested of the gods that everything he touched might be turned to gold.
Program includes Wagner, Rienzi Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade Op.35, Moon River, Khachaturian's Spartacus Suite: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia, the theme songs from 'Superman' and 'Star Wars' by John Williams and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Op.
Four papers on Gordion and Iron Age Phrygia consist almost entirely of sharp criticism directed at the current generation of Gordion scholars for their reevaluation of the chronology of the sites destruction during the Iron Age.
Today, most scholars believe that neither Phrygian (an extinct language spoken by the people of Phrygia in central Asia Minor around 1200 B.C.E.), nor Hebrew, nor Egyptian (also extinct), nor any other language, can claim with any certainty to be the oldest or the original of languages.
They are arranged by location, among them Attica, Delphi, Thessaly, Dalmatia, Thrace, the north shore of the Black Sea, Chios, Sicily, Britannia, Ionia, Phrygia, Cyprus, Arabia, and Egypt.
Artakserkes had gathered his army while going on a campaign to Phrygia.
(5) Peter Carrington, 'The Heroic Age of Phrygia in Ancient Literature and Art,' Anatolian Studies 27 (1977): 120 ff.
Saint Trifon was born in 225 AD in the village of Kossada in Phrygia in Asia Minor.
Pharnabazus, satrap of Phrygia, for instance, kept a court full of concubines (Xenophon, Hell.
Several earlier inscriptions from Phrygia, Thera, Egypt and Sicily commemorate female presbyters, in one case (Ammion in Phrygia), the commemoration made by a bishop.
The province draws millions of Turkish and foreign tourists each year with its unique destinations such as Pamukkale which contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water, as well as ruins of ancient cities of Hierapolis, Laodicea and Phrygia.