b. Hipposthenes of Sparta – 7th c.
|February 27, 2014||Posted by nspencer under V. Greek Heroes|
Near is a temple of Hipposthenes, who won so many victories in wrestling. They worship Hipposthenes in accordance with an oracle, paying him honors as to Poseidon.
On the road to the right of the hill is a statue of Hetoemocles. Both Hetoemocles himself and his father Hipposthenes won Olympic victories for wrestling the two together won eleven, but Hipposthenes succeeded in beating his son by one victory.
[[should this be 3.15.8-9?]]