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The Phrygian mythology, so far as we know it, has a melancholy and mystic tone, and their religion partakes of the same character.
He was originally the god of the small river of the same name near Celaenae, an old Phrygian town.
The story of Alexander's cutting the fatal "Gordian knot" on the chariot of the ancient Phrygian king Gordius is connected with his stay in this place.
We know from many sources the prominence assigned to women prophets in the Phrygian church.
Also inscriptions in early Phrygian character and language, found in 1894.