Polyid ( Greek: Πολύιδος ) is a character in ancient Greek mythology.  Son of Keran, great-grandson of Melampod . Soothsayer  from Argos. Found a comparison for a wonderful calf from the flock of Minos , changing its color, comparing it with a mulberry  . On Crete, Glaucus , the son of Minos, was resurrected with the help of the grass brought by the snake.  According to Aristophanes, Minos offered Polyidus Fedr as a wife  . Minos let him go home with presents  .
In Megara, he cleared Alcafoy after the murder of his son, built Dionision. Father of Astikratei and Manto  . To bring him back, Minos started a war with the Megars  . Lived in Corinth, the father of Euchenor, who predicted death under Troy  . He advised Bellerophon to spend the night on the altar of Athena  .
The protagonist of the tragedy of Aeschylus “The Critics”, the tragedy of Sophocles “The Diviners, or Polyid” (fr. 390-400 Radt), the tragedy of Euripides “Polyid”, the comedy of Aristophanes “Polyid”, the comedies of Eubulus and Antifan.
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- Pausanias. Description of Hellas I 43, 5
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- Pindar. Olympic Songs XIII 75