noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for polybus
But he was saved by a compassionate shepherd, and became the adopted son of Polybus, king of Corinth.The Seven Plays in English Verse|Sophocles
Transferred to the care of Polybus and Merope, the babe became to them as a son, for they were childless.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Polybus being childless adopted the boy, who grew up believing that he was indeed the King's son.The Oedipus Trilogy|Sophocles
But him the grooms who attend the steeds of Polybus find and carry home, and placed him in the arms of their mistress.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
Polybus, the king, is dead, and Œdipus is proclaimed his successor.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds