Greek Athlete

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 05 January 2015

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)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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