Person: Polychares from Messene (Messenia)

Person ID: 1578
Name: Polychares
Place of Origin: Messene (Messenia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -764 to -764 )
List of Disciplines:
running: stadion
List of References:
Euseb. Chron. L. 57 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 49 (ed. Wallraff)
Paus. 4.4.5-4.5.1
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 4
Comment: Polychares ended up in a conflict with a Spartan called Euaephnos which eventually led to the first war between Sparta and Messene, the first Messenian war (Paus. 4.4.5-4.5.1)