Midas King of phrygia

King Midas was known for helping a God find his missing centaur, when Midas found him he returned him to the God. The God would grant him a singe wish and Midas choose to make everything he touched turn to gold. Midas was overwhelmed as on his way home he touched trees and rocks watching them turn into the rich mineral. Upton his return home, he soon discovered his despair as he greeted his daughter, she turned into gold. He quickly realized he his mistake and prayed to the god to undo it. Midas was told to wash his hands in a river and that's how gold was found in the river. Soon after this Midas denied all riches and started a new life as a farmer and followed Pan as his new God.

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