Person: Kyniskos son of Kyniskos from Mantinea (Arkadia)

Record ID: 3244
Name: Kyniskos
Father's Name: Kyniskos
Place of Origin: Mantinea (Arkadia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -475 to -425 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pugme
List of References:
IvO 149 = IAG 14
Paus. 6.4.11
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 265
Comment: The statue of Kyniskos was made by the famous sculptor Polykleitos. The base has been preserved (IvO 149). IvO gives a date of mid-5th century BC. Polykleitos was active in this period. Moretti (1957, no. 265) suggests the 80th Olympiad (= 460 BC).