The legendary history of the Phrygians dates back to the Phrygians and is located in the district of Sandikli. It is known that the healing waters of Sandıklı have been a cure since the oldest periods of history. Since the Phrygians, the spa has been famous for its healing mud baths.
The ruins of the historical baths used by the Romans in ancient times are worth seeing. Rheumatism, Rheumatoid (febrile rheumatic diseases), Neuralgia (inflammation spread along the nerve), Neuritis (nerve end inflammations), Polinevritis (inflammation of multiple nerves),
Tendinitis (tendon injury), Pariatritis (arthritis of the joints), Arthritis (arthritis of the joints), Cellulite (soft tissue rheumatism), Sciatic (compression of the sciatic nerve), Spondylitis (calcification of the spine), Mialgia (muscle pain), Gynecological diseases Polyp Sequelae (polio sequelae),
Hemiplegia (paralysis of each side of the body), Paraplegia (paralysis of both lower extremities), Sequelae of Fracture - Dislocation, Sequelae from accidents and surgeries, Spirit, Fatigue, Fatigue Fatigue, Intestinal Diseases, Reduction of stones and sands in the kidneys, and Skin diseases it is known.
Archbishop Saint Michel of Hieropolis
During the first Christian era, Archbishop Saint Michel of Hieropolis (Koçhisar) showed a miracle by treating the patients in the spa, so he called the old books “The Miracles of You Michel“. Because of this source of healing, Hieropolis is known as the Şehir Bible City,,
therefore, the province of Afyonkarahisar along with other spas was called Phrygian Salutaris (Phrygia).
Paulus, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ
Sandıklı which is located in Phrygian land is known as Pentapolis in that period. Paulus, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, also served as a bishop in this region. Talmud tells the history of Judaism on page 315. It is reported that the wine and baths of this region were famous during the Phrygian period.
Where does Hüdai come from?
During and after the Phrygians, the thermal springs were called Phrygian Salutaris (Medicinal Phrygia). In Latin, instead of the word ut Salut gelen which means getting rid of troubles, today the word UD God Bless ’, ifa Healing Versin’ and ‘HUDAİ gelen are used.
Queen of the Christian Age Inscriptions
The inscription, which is of great importance in terms of the history of Christianity and called as the Kral Queen of the Inscriptions of the Christian Period ’, was found in Sandıklı, and in 1892, Sultan II. It was revealed that Abdulhamit was given a gift to the Vatican with permission. In this inscription sent to the Vatican, it is an indication that the grave of St. Abercius is in Sandıklı.
Treatment of the daughter of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurellius
This book, written about 1600 years ago, tells the life of St. Abercius living in the city of Hieropolis near the Hüdai Hot Springs and is expected to shed light on the history of the spa. According to this book, 16-year-old daughter of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurellius Lucilla becomes ill. He sends his two men to Sandikli to treat his daughter and invites St. Abercius to Rome. Upon this invitation, he went to Rome and treated Lucilla to St. Abercius. In response to the goodness of Faustina Abercius, the mother of the Roman emperor, she sent an architect to the Hüdai thermal springs and built a bath.