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Gordias

by Micha F. Lindemans
A Phrygian farmer on whose plough an eagle once landed, a sign that one day he would became king. Later an oracle indeed mentioned him as king and he became the founder of Gordium, since then the residence of Phrygian kings. His chariot was also in Gordium, and was fastened with the intricate 'Gordian Knot'. According to an oracle only a future world leader could unravel it. Alexander the Great just cut the knot in half.

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