Person: Amertas from Elis (Elis)

Record ID: 946
Name: Amertas
Place of Origin: Elis (Elis)
Date Range: -450 to -400
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
Pythia in Delphi (Phokis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -430 to -400 )
Pythia in Delphi (Phokis) on ( -450 to -400 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
combat sports: pale
List of References:
Paus. 6.8.1
List of Prosopographies:
Strasser (2001), no. 57
Moretti (1957), no. 337
Comment: Amertas won the Olympia, but he also won the men's wrestling match at the Pythia. His statue was made by Phradmon of Argos, whose heydays were around the 90th Olympiad (= 420 BC) according to Pliny (N.H. 34.19). Hence, the estimated date range. Moretti suggests the 90th Olympiad. - DL