- For other individuals by this name, see Telesarchus (disambiguation).
Telesarchus or Telesarch (Greek: Τελέσαρχος, Telesarkhos) is a little-attested Greek author who wrote a work on the early history of Argolis, called the Argolicum or Argolica. He is mentioned by Sextus Empiricus and scholia on Homer and on Euripides' Alcestis. The availability of his writings was limited even among the Romans.
- ^ W. McLeod, “The 'Epic Canon' of the Borgia Table: Hellenistic Lore or Roman Fraud?” Transactions of the American Philological Association 115 (1985), p. 161.
- ^ Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 3, page 990; relevant passages from the Greek texts in Karl Müller, Fragmenta historicorum graecorum (Paris 1851), vol. 4, p. 508.
- ^ Alan Cameron, Greek Mythography in the Roman World (Oxford University Press, 2004), p. 163; also pp. 100–101.