Pancratist

Related to Pancratist: Pancratiast

Pan´cra`tist


n.1.An athlete; a gymnast.
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A pancratist Arrhachion of Figalia, a multiple winner and a winner in memoriam, had similar tragic fate.
The other two ancient heroes, we are going to speak about, became famous in power disciplines, first let's speak about life and achievements of pancratist Arrhachion.
Pancratist Arrhachion (or Arrhichion) came from Figalie in southern Arcadia.
Pancratist of Figalia was the winner, but he was crowned with olive winner's wreath posthumously on the cold face (R.
His Olympic career Milon ended at 67th Olympics at his seventh attempt to gain olive wreaths, where he was, at least forty years old, defeated in the finals by pancratist and a wrestler from Delphi Timasitheos (V.
See too a red-figure cup in Rome with pancratists on one side, a man courting a youth on the other (Vatican City, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco Vaticano Ast 705; Beazley 1963, 1646.