Person: Theognetos from Aigina (Achaia)

Record ID: 1239
Name: Theognetos
Place of Origin: Aigina (Achaia)
Date Range: -476 to -478
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
Pythia? in Delphi (Phokis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -476 to -476 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -476 to -476 )
Pythia? in Delphi (Phokis) on ( -478 to -478 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
List of References:
P.Oxy 222
Paus. 6.9.1
Pi. P. 8
Simonides, fr. 111D
List of Prosopographies:
Strasser (2001), no. 301
Moretti (1957), no. 217
Moretti (1957), no. 217
Comment: Theognetos' statue holds a pomegranate and a cultivated pine. Pausanias (6.9.1) did not know why, but Moretti (1957, no. 217) suggests they refer to his previous victories: Pythia (pomegranate, or apple) and Isthmia (pine) - DL