Eualcides

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Eualcides
Native name
Ευαλκίδης
Died498 BCE
Ephesus
AllegianceEretria
RankStrategos
Battles/warsBattle of Ephesus 

Eualcides (Ancient Greek: Ευαλκίδης) (d. 498 BCE) was a Greek athlete and military commander from Eretria who was killed by the Persians during the Battle of Ephesus.

He competed in the Olympics. The poet Simonides of Ceos composed an ode in celebration of his successes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Molyneux, John H. (1992). Simonides: A Historical Study. ISBN 9780865162235.