Person: Telestas from Messene (Messenia)

Record ID: 3668
Name: Telestas
Place of Origin: Messene (Messenia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -375 to -310 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pugme
List of References:
Paus. 6.14.4
SEG 29.349 (d) = SEG 37.275 = SEG 51.364
SEG 52.412
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 453 Moretti (1987), no. 453
Comment: The statue of Telestas was made by Silanion of Athens, who lived from approximately 390 to 310 BC (see also entry no. 356). Moretti 1957, no. 453 suggests Telestas' victory took place at the 110th Olympiad (= 340 BC).