Poseidon Buries Polybotes

Art Inspired by Greek Mythology

Illustration of Greek god Poseidon battling Polybotes

In the War of the Giants, Polybotes was pursued through the sea by Poseidon until he reached the island of Kos. There Poseidon ripped off the part of that island called Nisyros, whose ancient name was Porphyris, and buried him beneath it.