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Polites

In Greek mythology, Polites referred to two different people.

  1. One of Odysseus' crew (Odyssey X, 224).
  2. Son of Priam and Hecuba, Polites was known for his swiftness. He was killed by Neoptolemus during the Trojan War. (Iliad II, 791; XIII, 533)



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