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(Πολύιδος/Polýidos, Latin Polyidus).

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[1] Mythical seer and miracle-worker from Corinth

('of wide learning'). Mythical seer and miracle-worker from Corinth (cf. Cic. Leg. 2,33), descendant of Melampus [1] (Pherecydes FGrH 3 F 115a; Paus. 1,43,5), spouse of Eurydameia, father of Euchenor (Hom. Il. 13,663-668; cf. Cic. Div. 1,89), Cleitus [2], Astycrateia and Manto (not identical with the…

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Börm, Henning (Kiel), Folkerts, Menso (Munich) and Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Polyidus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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