Polybotes (Gigantes)

POLYBOTES:[1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giants_(Greek_mythology). According to Apollodorus, he was crushed under Nisyros, a piece of the island of Kos broken off and thrown by Poseidon.[2]Apollodorus, 1.6.2. He is named on two sixth century BC pots, on one (Getty 81.AE.211) he is opposed by Zeus, on the other (Louvre E732) he is opposed by Poseidon carrying Nisyros on his shoulder.[3]Getty 81.AE.211 (Moore 1985, pp. 30–31, Beazley Archive 10047, LIMC Gigantes 171); Louvre E732 (Gantz, p. 451, Beazley Archive 14590LIMC Gigantes 170 image 4/4).

Polybotes[4]http://greekmythology.wikia.com/wiki/Polybotes (Πολυβωτης) – Poseidon – Poseidon buried Polybotes by throwing part of the island of Kos, thus creating a new island Nisyrus. Polybotes was one of the Gigantes, son of Gaia and Tartarus, born to oppose Poseidon. He was one of the three Gigantes Kings

In the Gigantomakhia, Poseidon chased Polybotes across the seas, then, when they fought, Poseidon tore of part of an island and threw it at Polybotes, thus not killing him, because a Gigante can only be killed with a god and a human together, but trapping him under the island.

Parents: Gaia and Tartarus

Ancient Text: “They say that Nisyros is a fragment of Kos and they add the myth that Poseidon, when he was pursuing one of the Gigantes, Polybotes, broke off a fragment of Kos with his trident and hurled it upon him, and the missile became an island, Nisyros, with the Gigante lying beneath it. But some say that he lies beneath Kos.”
-Strabo, Geography 10. 5. 16 (trans. Jones) (Greek geographer C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.)

Polybotes[5]http://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Gigantes/Polybotes/polybotes.html was one of the Gigantes in Greek mythology, the children of the Titans Uranus and Gaea. The Gigantes emerged from the earth (Gaea) when Uranus was castrated by his son Cronus and his blood fell onto the soil. During the Gigantomachy, the great battle that happened between the Olympian gods and the Gigantes, he fought against Poseidon, and he was eventually crushed under Nisyros, a part of the island of Kos that Poseidon broke off and threw against him.

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giants_(Greek_mythology)

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polybotes

Sources: http://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Gigantes/Polybotes/polybotes.html

Sources: http://greekmythology.wikia.com/wiki/Polybotes

Sources: http://greekmythology.wikia.com/wiki/Polybotes

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Polybotes (Gigantes)
Name Polybotes (Gigantes)


Name Birth Death
Kythonios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Picolous (Gigantes)asdasds   
Pelorus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Hippolytus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Hapladamas aka-Hoplodamus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Asterius, aka-Astarias, aka-Aster, aka-Asterus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Aristaeus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Thoon aka. Thoas (Gigantes)asdasds   
Theomises (Gigantes)asdasds   
Theodamas (Gigantes) (Gigantes)asdasds   
Skyeus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Rhoikos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Phoitos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Peloreus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Pankrates (Gigantes)asdasds   
Pallas (Gigantes)asdasds   
Ouranion (Gigantes)asdasds   
Mylinos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Molios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Mimon (Gigantes)asdasds   
Leon (Gigantes)asdasds   
Klytios aka. Clytius (Gigantes)asdasds   
Khthonios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Hyperbios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Hippolytos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Gration (Gigantes)asdasds   
Eurytos, aka-Euryalus, aka-Euryalos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Euboios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Ephialtes (Gigantes)asdasds   
Enkelados (Gigantes)asdasds   
Emphytos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Damysos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Damasen (Gigantes)asdasds   
Aristaios (Gigantes)asdasds   
Alcyoneus aka. Alkyoneus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Aigaion (Gigantes)asdasds   
Alektos aka. Allektos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Agrios aka. Agrius (Gigantes)asdasds   
Porphyrion (Gigantes)asdasds   
Enceladus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Antaeus (Gigantes)asdasds   
Echidna (half-woman, half-snake)asdasds   
Typhon (Storms)asdasds   


Name Birth Death
Meliae (consort of Apollo)asdasds   
Mimas, aka-Mimos (Gigantes)asdasds   
Gigantes (Giants)asdasds   
Erinyes (Furies)asdasds   
Cyclopes (Giants)asdasds   
Hecatonchires (Centimanes)asdasds   
Ourea (Primordial Deity) 10 gods of mountainsasdasds   
Aphrodite (Twelve Olympians)asdasds   
Iapetus (Titan) of mortalityasdasds   
Crius (Titan)asdasds   
Mnemosyne (Titaness) of memory & remembranceasdasds   
Themis (Titaness) of divine law and orderasdasds   
Cronus (Chthonic Deity & Titan) of the Harvestasdasds   
Rhea (Titaness) of fertilityasdasds   
Phoebe (Titaness) of intellect & prophecyasdasds   
Coeus (Titan) of intellect and the axis of heavenasdasds   
Hyperion (Titan) of lightasdasds   
Theia (Titaness) of sight and the shining light of the clear blue skyasdasds   
Oceanus (Titan Aquatic Deities)asdasds   
Tethys (Titaness) of fresh-water (Aquatic Primordial Deity)asdasds   
Uranus (Primordial Deity) god of the heavens (Father of the Titans)asdasds   
Tartarus aka. Tartaros (Abyss)asdasds   
Pontus (Primordial Deity) god of the seaasdasds   
Titans (Primordial Deities)asdasds   


1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giants_(Greek_mythology).
2 Apollodorus, 1.6.2.
3 Getty 81.AE.211 (Moore 1985, pp. 30–31, Beazley Archive 10047, LIMC Gigantes 171); Louvre E732 (Gantz, p. 451, Beazley Archive 14590LIMC Gigantes 170 image 4/4).
4 http://greekmythology.wikia.com/wiki/Polybotes
5 http://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Gigantes/Polybotes/polybotes.html

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