Daochos

Daochos monument at Delphi, about 338-6 BC.Thessalian rulers and their athletic ancestors.(Reconstruction E.Gardner, K.Smith p.52)King of Thessaly who helped Philip II of Macedon and the Thebans against Athens. In 344/3 BC he dedicated a dynastic group at Delphi, much of which has survived. This includes his ancestor Agias, whose statue may copy the one of him by Lysippos that stood in Pharsalos.

Above: Daochos monument at Delphi, about 338-6 BC.Thessalian rulers and their athletic ancestors.(Reconstruction E.Gardner, K.Smith p.52) © Gardner and Smith.