Who were the Cyclopes in Greek mythology?

They were giants born of Uranus (Sky) and Gaea (Earth).

Each of them had the characteristic single eye in the middle of the forehead.

The most famous Cyclops, Polyphemus, ate some of Odysseus’s crewmen in The Odyssey.

Others, Brontes, Steropes, and Argeswere famed for having fashioned Zeus’s thunderbolts.