ANONYMOUS (Greece) Nike of Peonios ca. 1900 Olympia [R/V] - x +
PHOT1900nike

CN: PHOT1900nike

MT: silver print on postcard (14x10)

TX: printed at upper center in Greek <2 Statue of Nike, by Paionios Olympia,.>, at rear vertically <HELLAS / EPISTOLIKON DELTARION / Post card Carte Postale Postkarte / Union postale universelle>

DN: Ms. Lydia Vassiliades - 2006

CM: This post card of the early twentieth century represents the famous Nike of Peonios of ancient Olympia. This statue was commissioned in about 421 BC to Peonios of Mende in Chalkidike jointly by the Messenians and Naupactians for their victory over the Spartans in Sphacteria in 425 BC.

[Megakles Rogakos 08/2006]

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