Greek Athletes

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Mark Cartwright
published on 13 December 2015

Greek athletes. From the base of a funerary kouros, later included in the Themistokleian Wall of Athens. 510-500 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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