Person: Taurosthenes from Aigina (Attica)

Record ID: 3399
Name: Taurosthenes
Place of Origin: Aigina (Attica)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -444 to -444 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -448 to -448 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
List of References:
Ael. VH 9.2
Paus. 6.9.3
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 308
Comment: At the 83rd Olympiad, Taurosthenes was defeated by Cheimon (entry no. 232). At the 84th Olympiad, he got his victory. Both Pausanias and Aelian comment on how the victory of Taurosthenes was announced on the same day in his hometown by a ghost.