Person: Damaretos/Demaretos from Heraia (Arkadia)

Record ID: 2019
Name: Damaretos/Demaretos
Place of Origin: Heraia (Arkadia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -520 to -520 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -516 to -516 )
List of Disciplines:
running: hoplite
List of References:
Euseb. Chron. L. 166 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 147 (ed. Wallraff)
IG II(2), 2326 = SEG 17.55 = SEG 32.217
Paus. 5.8.10; 6.10.4; 8.26.2; 10.7.7
Philostratos Gym. 13
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), nos. 132, 138
Comment: Introduction of hoplite at the Olympic games. Damaretos was the first victor. He also won at the succeeding Olympiad.