Person: Mys from Tarentum (Italy)

Person ID: 3670
Name: Mys
Place of Origin: Tarentum (Italy)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -336 to -336 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pugme
List of References:
Diogenian. Prov. 1.72 (= Corpus Paroem. Gr. I. 139; II, 11-12)
Suda s.v. Mys
Zenob. Prov. 5.76
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 457
Comment: Diogenian. Prov. 1.72 provides a secure date for Mys' victory. Apparently, his famous boxing got him to be subject of a proverb.