Person: Polyneikes/Polynikes from Elis (Elis)

Person ID: 1741
Name: Polyneikes/Polynikes
Place of Origin: Elis (Elis)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -632 to -632 )
List of Disciplines:
running: stadion
List of References:
Euseb. Chron. L. 118 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 103 (ed. Wallraff)
Paus. 5.8.9
Philostratus Gym. 13
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 60
Comment: Introduction of stadion-race for paides at the Olympic games. Polneikes was the first victor. Philostratus, in contrast, claims that the stadion-races for paides were introduced at the 46th Olympiad and was first won by Polymestor from Miletos. Polyneikes (Pausanias) Polynikes (Eusebius; Iulius Africanus)