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The knights of King Midas

Paul Berna

The knights of King Midas

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Published by Penguin in association with the Bodley Head in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published(B61-6488), Bodley Head,1961.

Statementtranslated by John Buchanan Brown ; illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.
SeriesPuffin books
The Physical Object
Pagination176p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18895878M

The story of King Midas is one of the most famous pieces of Greek mythology. In this lesson, you will learn about the king's golden touch and how his wish for riches turned out to be a disaster.


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In return for helping him one day, a satyr grants the king his dearest wish -- all that he touches will turn to gold. For a time, the king enjoys his gift.

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King Midas. The son of Gordias and Cybele – or at least their adopted child – Midas was the not-so-smart king of Phrygia who is today popularly remembered as the man with the golden touch.

Supposedly, until he realized its disadvantages and renounced it, Midas possessed the capacity to turn everything he touched into gold. King Midas and the golden touch Long ago, so the old stories tell us, King Midas ruled the land of Greece.

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Midas was a king of great fortune who ruled the country of Phrygia, in Asia Minor. He had everything a king could wish for. He lived in luxury in a great castle. He shared his life of abundance with his beautiful daughter.

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The Knights of the Round Table are the knightly members of the legendary fellowship of the King Arthur in the literary cycle of the Matter of Britain, in which the first written record of them appears in the Roman de Brut written by the Norman poet Wace in (character) King Midas treats his daughter as if he cares less about her than about his gold.

• In Scene 2, Bacchus says, “King Midas, whose heart is cold” What does he mean by this. (figurative language) He means that Midas is uncaring. • In Scene 3, Midas turns Marigold’s roses to gold.

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One day, King Midas sees a beautiful butterfly illuminated by the golden light of the afternoon sun. He is so taken with it that he wishes for the power to turn all things he touches into gold.

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