Cyclops was a one-eyed Giant from Ancient Greece. He lived in a cave at the foot of Mount Etna. He was slain by the Greek hero, Odysseus, who used several sheep to help him do this task.
Behind the scenes
- Cyclops is based on Polyphemus, a cyclops that appears in Greek mythology, most prominently in Homer's Odyssey. In the Odyssey, Polyphemus was not slain by Odysseus, but merely blinded; and cyclopses are a separate species from giants.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (Appears on a Famous Wizard Card)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game) (Exploding Snap Famous Wizards Card)
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