The Discus Thrower (discobolos)

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Video

Jan van der Crabben
by The British Museum
published on 24 February 2015
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The dynamic art of discus throwing inspired a number of ancient Greek sculptors. The method of throwing was then very different. Athletes seem to have used only a three-quarter turn, unlike the two and a half spins of modern throwers.

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Museum, T. B. (2015, February 24). The Discus Thrower (discobolos). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/577/the-discus-thrower-discobolos/

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Museum, The British. "The Discus Thrower (discobolos)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 24, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/577/the-discus-thrower-discobolos/.

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Museum, The British. "The Discus Thrower (discobolos)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Feb 2015. Web. 31 Jul 2021.