Who was King Midas?

King Midas was a foolish king. He came across a little man asleep in his garden.it turned out to be a servant of god Dionysus so as Midas was cunning looked after the man and treated him as a king. After he returned the man to Dionysus and as a reward for treating his servant so well he was granted one wish . Midas wished that everything he touched would turn to gold. From then on, he was unable to sleep and unable to eat. He eventually turned his daughter to gold. He went to ask for the wish to be returned and Dionysus asked him to go and wash in a river and the gold will float away......