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Milon, of Croton

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Personal name headingMilon, of Croton
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Variant(s)Milo, of Croton
Milon, de Crotone
Beginning date-05
Associated countryMagna Graecia (Italy)
Place of birthCrotone (Italy)
Profession or occupationWrestlers Soldiers
Found inLe bouclier avec Milon de Crotone d'Antonio del Pollaiuolo, 2015.
Oxford ref., viewed Mar. 3, 2016: (Milon: an athlete from Croton of the later 6th cent. BC; six times victor in wrestling at the Olympian games)
Britannica online, viewed Mar. 3, 2016: (Milo of Croton, Milo also spelled Milon (flourished 6th century BC), Greek athlete who was the most renowned wrestler in antiquity. Native of Croton (now Crotone, Calabria), an Achaean Greek colony in southern Italy, Milo led the Crotoniate army to victory over the Sybarites about 510 BC. In six Olympic Games and in seven Pythian Games (both events held quadrennially), Milo won the wrestling championship)
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