Person: Polyktor son of Damonikos from Elis (Elis)

Person ID: 637
Name: Polyktor
Father's Name: Damonikos
Place of Origin: Elis (Elis)
Date Range: -12 to -12
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Olympia (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Olympia (Elis) on ( -12 to -12 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
List of References:
Paus. 5.21.16-17
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 733
Comment: According to Pausanias, Polyktor's father Damonicus bribed his opponent's father (son: Sosander #638 father: also Sosander) to intentionally lose the contest so Polyktor would win. They were caught and the fathers made to pay a fine. Moretti simply counts Polyktor as a victor. JS.