previous next


Πολυβώτης), a giant, who in the contest between the gods and giants was pursued by Poseidon across the sea as far as the island of Cos. There Poseidon tore away a part of the island, which was afterwards called Nisyrion, and throwing it upon the giant buried him under it. (Apollod. 1.6.2; Paus. 1.2.4 ; Strab. x. p.489.)


hide References (2 total)
  • Cross-references from this page (2):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.6.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.2.4
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: