), of Carystus, the son of Demylos, was one of the most celebrated Grecian athletes.
He was a περιοδονίκης
, having gained one Olympic, two Pythian, eight Nemean, and eight Isthmian victories in boxing.
It is said that while stilt a boy, he refixed a ploughshare which had dropped out of its place by the allows of his fist, without the help of a hammer. His state at Olympia was made by GLAUCIAS of Aegina. (Müller, Aeginet.
3.4. p. 103; Krause, Olymp.