Phrygia Timeline

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  • 1200 BCE
    Phrygians invade Anatolia and destroy the Hittite Empire.
  • c. 850 BCE
    Gordium becomes the capital of the Phrygians.
  • 738 BCE - c. 696 BCE
    Reign of King Mita of the Mushki (possibly the real King Midas).
  • 709 BCE
    Mita of the Mushki (possibly King Midas) allies with King Sargon II of Assyria.
  • 696 BCE
    Gordium is sacked by the Cimmerians.
  • c. 625 BCE
    Lydia drives back the Cimmerians and conquers Phrygia.
  • 547 BCE
    Phrygia becomes a Satrapy of the Persian empire.
  • 286 CE
    Theodosius I settles Visigoths in Phrygia.