Polyphemus

Greek - A king of Crisius. One of the Argonauts. Son of Elatus. Polyphemus was left behind in Mysia when searching with Heracles for the missing Hylas. He became king of Crisius and was killed in battle with the Chalybians. In some references, called Polyphemus, Poluphem, Poluphem, Poluphemos, Poluphemos, Polyphem, Polyphem, Polyphemus or Polyphemus.
Greek - A Cyclops. Son of Poseidon by Thoosa. He trapped Odysseus and twelve of his men in the cave where he lived when they came ashore on their way home from Troy. Four of them he ate but the others got away (by hanging beneath the sheep that shared the cave with him when he took them out to pasture) after Odysseus had made him drunk on wine and then blinded him with a fire-hardened stake. He seems later to have regained the sight of his one eye (perhaps as a result of Poseidon's power) and fell in love with a nymph, Galatea, who just teased him. She fell in love with Acis but even when Polyphemus killed Acis she failed to return his love. Other versions say that this affair preceded his encounter with Odysseus. In some accounts, identified as Polyphemus, Poluphem, Poluphem, Poluphemos, Poluphemos, Polyphem, Polyphem, Polyphemus or Polyphemus.

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