Greek Athlete

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Mark Cartwright
published on 05 January 2015
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A Greek athlete wearing the ribbon of victory (diadoumenos). 1st century BCE copy of a 5th century BCE original by Polykleitos, Delos. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, January 05). Greek Athlete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Athlete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 05, 2015.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Athlete." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Jan 2015. Web. 04 Aug 2021.