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Monday, 11 July 2016

Facts On Milo Kroton

Facts On Milo Kroton

1. Milo was a six-time Olympic victor. He won the boys wrestling and thereafter five men's wrestling tittles between 536 and 520.

2. Milo of Kroton was a 6th century BC Greek wrestler. He came from the Greek city of Kroton in southern Italy.

3. The date of Milo's death is unknown. He was said to be splitting a tree in half when his hands became trapped in the tree. It was then that a pack of wolves surprised, killed, and ate him.

4. Among other tales, he was said to have carried a bull on his shoulders and to have burst a band about his forehead by inflating the veins of his temples.

5. Like other successful athletes of ancient Greece, Milo was the subject of tales of strength and power.

That's all the Facts I found on Milo Kroton.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, Salote, you have learned a lot about Milo of Croton and gone 'above and beyond' by posting five facts about Milo when you were only asked to post three. That is awesome!

    It is also amazing to me that you have posted every known fact that I have about Milo of Croton. You are the only student to have done that. Great job!

    There are a few other activities later in the week that involve fact finding. I really hope that you will consider doing those. I am sure that you will discover lots of interesting information!

    Keep up the great work :)

    Cheers, Rachel

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