In Greek mythology, Polydorus (/ˌpɒlɪˈdɔːrəs/; Ancient Greek: Πολύδωρος, i.e. "many-gift[ed]") or Polydoros referred to several different people.

In history, Polydorus was:

In art, Polydorus was:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Scholia on Ovid, Ibis 273
  2. ^ Apollodorus, 3.4.2
  3. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 71
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 71; Pausanias, 2.20.5
  5. ^ Homer, and Stanley Lombardo. Iliad. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub., 1997:399.
  6. ^ Quintus Smyrnaeus, 11.79
  7. ^ Google Books - Lineage of the Saints
  8. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 7.29
  9. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 7.33


  • Gaius Julius Hyginus, Fabulae from The Myths of Hyginus translated and edited by Mary Grant. University of Kansas Publications in Humanistic Studies. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, The Fall of Troy translated by Way. A. S. Loeb Classical Library Volume 19. London: William Heinemann, 1913. Online version at
  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, The Fall of Troy. Arthur S. Way. London: William Heinemann; New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1913. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology vs .Polydorus-1, Polydorus-2 & Polydorus-3. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. 1849.