Person: Empedokles son of Exainetos from Akragas/Agrigento (Sicily)

Record ID: 2170
Name: Empedokles
Father's Name: Exainetos
Place of Origin: Akragas/Agrigento (Sicily)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -496 to -496 )
List of Disciplines:
equestrian: keles
List of References:
D.L. 8.51-53
Satyros, Fr. 11 Mue
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 170
Comment: Empedokles is the uncle of the well- known philosopher Empedokles, and father of Exainetos (entry no. 126). Moretti states that Satyros is wrong in identifying this man with the philosopher.