Person: [keles]

Record ID: 3695
Name: [keles]
Place of Origin: (Thessaly?)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -400 to -240 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -400 to -240 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -400 to -240 )
List of Disciplines:
equestrian: keles
List of References:
Posidippos Epigr. 83 = P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309, col. XIII, ll. 15-18
List of Prosopographies:
De Rossi (2013), p. 103, no. 8
Comment: Posidippos died in 240 BC. The anonymous victor won three Olympic victories in keles. "uno scopade vincitore" - scopade probably refers to the aristocratic family of the Skopadai, powerful in 6th and 5th c BC Thessaly. Otherwise, I do not know what it means, nor did any Italian I asked.