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Cyclopes Sightings

  • Theogony by Hesiod 800BC - 700BC

    Read all about the first Cyclopes to ever stomp the earth—and be imprisoned far beneath it.

  • The Odyssey by Homer 800BC - 600BC

    Polyphemus gets a stick in the eye from Odysseus in this epic poem.

  • The Cyclops by Euripides 408BC

    In this only surviving satyr play, Euripides turns the story of Odysseus blinding the cannibalistic Cyclops, Polyphemus, into an R-rated comedy.

  • The Idylls by Theocritus 300BC - 200BC

    Ah, Polyphemus in love. (Poor Galatea!)

  • The Aeneid by Virgil 29BC - 19BC

    In this epic poem, Aeneas and company run into Polyphemus after the whole Odysseus blinding him thing.

  • Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    Ovid tells us all about Polyphemus' stalking of Galatea in his epic work.

  • Atlas Against the Cyclops 1961

    What do you think? So cheesy it's good?

  • Krull 1983

    This cult classic from the 80s has a particularly noble Cyclops as a main character.

  • The Odyssey 1997

    Check out the epic poem transformed into an epic TV series—Cyclops included.

  • Marvel Illustrated: The Odyssey 2008

    Marvel's digital comic version of the Odyssey also features a Cyclops.

  • God of War 2005 - 2010

    All kinds of Cyclopes butt heads with Kratos throughout the God of War video game series.

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