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Theogenes
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(Θεογένης/Theogénēs).

[German version]

[1] Athlete from Thasos, 5th cent. BC

Famous fighter from the island of Thasos, Olympic champion in 480 BC (against Euthymus of Locri [1. nos. 191; 214; 222]) in fist-fighting [1. no. 201] and in 476 BC in pankration [1. no. 215]. This constellation of victories was first documented for T. on an inscription in Delphi [2. no. 37] dating from the 2nd cent…

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Decker, Wolfgang (Cologne), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Theogenes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1208800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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