Monti, Giustina (2021) Phrygia. In: The Herodotus Encyclopedia. Wiley, pp. 1127-1128. ISBN 9781118689646

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People inhabiting a region in the west-central interior of Asia Minor, with a kingdom centering on Gordium and a famous king named Midas. The Phrygians were an Indo-European people who immigrated into Anatolia from Macedonia and/or Thrace, according to Greek tradition. Under Achaemenid rule, Phrygia was a satrapy belonging to the third tax district and was crossed by the Royal Road.

Keywords:Anatolia, Briges, Persian contingents, Royal Road, tax districts, Herodotus
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V110 Ancient History
Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q800 Classical studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:45152
Deposited On:09 Jun 2021 09:50

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