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Polyphemus, the Cyclops of the Odyssey

Last Update: 02 May 2021


Polyphemus, the Cyclops of the Odyssey
Polyphemus was the most famous and ferocious of all the Cyclopes. Polyphemus was a son of Poseidon, the god of the seas, and lived in a cave with his sheep. He was the Cyclops that Odysseus met after the destruction of Troy and managed to blind him in his cave.

Polyphemus means "very famous" in Ancient Greek.


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