Person: Polymestor from Miletos (Ionia)

Record ID: 1882
Name: Polymestor
Place of Origin: Miletos (Ionia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -596 to -596 )
List of Disciplines:
running: stadion
List of References:
Bocch. Ap. Solin. 1,97 (p. 25Mo)
Euseb. Chron. Ll. 134-135 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 118 (ed. Wallraff)
Iohann. Antioch., fr. 1,27 Mu
Philostratos Gym. 13
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 79
Comment: Philostratos erroneously states that Polymestor was the first to win the stadion for paides at the Olympic games. See instead: ID Polyneikes/Polynikes in 632 BC Polymestor was a goatherd who chased hares (Eusebius; Iulius Africanus)