What are Midas?

  • (noun): (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold.

Midas

Midas is the name of at least three members of the royal house of Phrygia.

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Midas, Nevada - History
... Summit disappeared in 1909 and the federal government changed the name of Gold Circle to Midas ...
Missile Defense Alarm System - MiDAS Launches
... Launch date Mass (kg) Launch site Launch vehicle Inclination (deg) NSSDC ID Comments Midas 1 Feb ... Midas 2 May 24, 1960 2,300 Cape Canaveral LV-3A Atlas-Agena A 33.00 1960-006A Missile Defense Alarm System. 20, 1960 1,060 Vandenberg Thor-Agena 83.40 1960-019A Tested IR sensors for Midas program did not carry camera or film capsule ...
Midas (Shelley) - Plot Summary
... his decision, asking the mortal King Midas to decide the contest ... Midas has a bias towards Pan and decides in favor of him ... Apollo, upset at this mortal's interference in immortal affairs, punishes Midas by turning his ears into ass's ears, saying "thus to the world / Wear thou the marks of what thou art, / Let Pan ...
Midas Blenny
... Ecsenius midas is a blenny from the Indo-Pacific, living between coral reefs from the Red Sea to Polynesia ... The Midas blenny is a planktivore ...
Midas (Shelley) - Style and Themes
... However, Pan appeals the decision to King Midas, who reverses the decision in Pan's favor, for which he is then punished ... In this way, she writes, "as cross-dressed dramaturgy, then, Midas is a comedy about women's issues played out on male bodies" ... Shelley also uses the figure of Midas to comment on capitalism and imperialism ...