Nike of Paionios


Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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Marble statue of Nike, Olympia. Dedicated to Zeus by the Messenians and Naupaktians after their victory over Sparta in 424 BCE. Sculpted by Paionios of Mende. (Olympia Archeaological Museum, Greece).

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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 AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Nike of Paionios. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Nike of Paionios." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Nike of Paionios." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 21 Oct 2020.

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