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Milo of Croton

The Ancient Greek Weightlifter and the 316-Pound Rock

Ancient Greek weightlifter Bybon went down in history for the feat of lifting a 316-pound stone. In Ancient Greece, strength was greatly appreciated as a physical attribute. Weightlifting was common among ancient Greeks, since their culture celebrated strength. Soldiers trained...

The Strangest Deaths in Ancient Greek History

Many ancient Greek individuals left an indelible mark on history, be it in the sciences, arts, philosophy, or politics, but some of these very same individuals met their deaths under very strange circumstances. Far from the heroic last stand of...

The Strongest Greek That Ever Lived

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek wrestler, Milo of Croton, was regarded as the strongest person ever lived in the known world.