Study Guide

Cyclopes Sightings

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Jan 1, 1970 - Jan 1, 1970

Theogony by Hesiod

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

Jan 1, 1970 - Jan 1, 1970

The Odyssey by Homer

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


Dec 20, 2019

The Cyclops by Euripides

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

Jan 1, 1970 - Jan 1, 1970

The Idylls by Theocritus

Ah, Polyphemus in love. (Poor Galatea!)

Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

The Aeneid by Virgil

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


Dec 20, 2019

Metamorphoses by Ovid

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

Dec 20, 1961

Atlas Against the Cyclops

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

Dec 20, 1983


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

Dec 20, 1997

The Odyssey

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

Dec 20, 2019

Marvel Illustrated: The Odyssey

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

Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

God of War

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

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