Polyidus (mythology)

Summary

In Greek mythology, Polyidus (/ˌpɒliˈdəs/; Ancient Greek: Πολύειδος Polúeidos means 'seeing many things') may refer to three distinct characters. The name also means "much beauty", from polus, "many, much" and eidos, "form, appearance, beauty".

Notes

  1. ^ Pausanias, 1.43.5
  2. ^ Homer, Iliad 5.148; Tzetzes, Homerica 66
  3. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 7.26–27
  4. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 7.33

References

  • Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. ISBN 0-674-99135-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
  • Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, Ph.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1924. ISBN 978-0674995796. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. ISBN 978-0198145318. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
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