Definition of Phrygian. Meaning of Phrygian. Synonyms of Phrygian

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Definition of Phrygian

Phrygian
Phrygian Phryg"i*an, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Phrygia. 2. (Eccl. Hist.) A Montanist.
Phrygian
Phrygian Phryg"i*an, a. [L. Phrygius, Gr. ?, fr. ? Phrygia, a country of Asia Minor.] Of or pertaining to Phrygia, or to its inhabitants. Phrygian mode (Mus.), one of the ancient Greek modes, very bold and vehement in style; -- so called because fabled to have been invented by the Phrygian Marsyas. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). Phrygian stone, a light, spongy stone, resembling a pumice, -- used by the ancients in dyeing, and said to be drying and astringent.

Meaning of Phrygian from wikipedia

- The Phrygian cap (/ˈfrɪdʒ(iː)ən/) or liberty cap is a soft conical cap with the apex bent over, ****ociated in antiquity with several peoples in Eastern...
- The Phrygian mode (pronounced /ˈfrɪdʒiən/) can refer to three different musical modes: the ancient Gr**** tonos or harmonia sometimes called Phrygian, formed...
- Homer's Iliad, the Phrygians parti****ted in the Trojan War as close allies of the Trojans, fighting against the Achaeans. Phrygian power reached its peak...
- The Phrygians (Gr****: Φρύγες, Phruges or Phryges) were an ancient Indo-European people, initially dwelling in the southern Balkans – according to Herodotus –...
- The Phrygian language /ˈfrɪdʒiən/ was the Indo-European language of the Phrygians, spoken in Asia Minor during Cl****ical Antiquity (c. 8th century BC...
- Phrygian can refer to: Anything relating to the region of Phrygia Anything relating to the Phrygians, an ethnic group Phrygian language, their language...
- The Gordian Knot is a legend of Phrygian Gordium ****ociated with Alexander the Great. It is often used as a metaphor for an intractable problem (untying...
- The Phrygian helmet, also known as the Thracian helmet, was a type of helmet that originated in Cl****ical Greece and was widely used in Thrace, Dacia,...
- gold. This came to be called the golden touch, or the Midas touch. The Phrygian city Midaeum was presumably named after him, and this is probably also...
- music, the Phrygian dominant scale is the fifth mode of the harmonic minor scale, the fifth being the dominant. Also called the altered Phrygian scale, dominant...
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