He was from Croton, hence his name.
He died in the sixth century.
it is believed that he got his hand stuck in a tree and was eaten by wild animals
he was a wrestler
He supposedly trained by lifting a young calf up to his head every day and as the weight increased his strength improved.
Milo G. Denlinger has written: 'The Complete Great Dane' 'The complete Doberman Pinscher'