Greek Pankratiast

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Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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A bronze statue of a pankratiast (2nd century BCE). The leather thongs wrapped around the fist, worn by later exponents of this viiolent mix of wrestling and boixing, can be clearly seen. (Olympia Archaeological Museum, Olympia)

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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. (2012, April 26). Greek Pankratiast. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Pankratiast." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Pankratiast." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 29 Jul 2021.