Gordium sentence example

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  • The point of concentration for next year's campaign had been fixed at Gordium, a meeting-place of roads in Northern Phrygia.
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  • Gordium was captured and destroyed by the Gauls soon after 189 B.C. and disappeared from history.
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  • The Syrian coast was accordingly his immediate objective when he broke up from Gordium for the campaign of 333.
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  • According to the legend, Gordium was founded by Gordius, a Phrygian peasant who had been called to the throne by his countrymen in obedience to an oracle of Zeus commanding them to select the first person that rode up to the temple of the god in a wagon.
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