Diaulos

Diaulos

An ancient Greek unit of length approximately equivalent to 369.9 meters.
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Cylon was a champion in a footrace known as the Diaulos in the ancient Olympic games around 640 BC.
there was a two staduim's lengths running race, so called diaulos (dromos with a turn, 384,5m), and dolichos, a long-distance race (7-24 stadium's lengths, 1346 4615m).
After the introducing of hoplitodromos, the 3rd sprint discipline, there could come into existence a honorary degree triastes (triple winner), awarded to triple winners (dromos, diaulos, hoplitodromos) of one Games in Olympia.
A violent and possibly erotic image, she stands her ground with legs spread wide apart as she holds up the victim to a heavily cloaked diaulos player.
In the Chios inscription (CIG 2214 = SIG 959), we read about competitions between different age levels of boys in rhapsoidia, as well as anagnosis, kitharismos (kitharisis), and psalmos (harpplaying), not to mention more physical exercises like the diaulos.
So far as the sports component went, there were by then nine main events, all for male competitors only: the stadion or one-lap sprint (about 200 metres); diaulos or 400 metres; dolichos or `long' distance (24 laps); pentathlon; boxing; four-horse chariot race; pankration; horse race; and race-in-armour.
Otro enfrentamiento armado es el que aparece en el "vaso del combate ritual" (Bonet 1995: 175), otra lebes en la que un guerrero con scutum y falcata hace frente a un luchador armado de lanza y scutum, ambos rodeados de dos musicos con diaulos y trompa, en tanto que dos jinetes, un infante y un caballo ocupan el resto del vaso.