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Perseus holds Medusa's head
The statue of Perseus holding the severed head of Medusa, stands in the grounds of Eton college, Berkshire, England. The words on the plinth of this statue, read ‘Xaipete Nenikhkamen’, Greek for ‘Rejoice, We have won’, and commemorates victory and the end of World War I. The words were spoken by Pheidippides who ran from Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory over the Persians at Marathon in 490 BC..