POLITES

ΠΟΛΙΤΗΣ

1. A son of Priam and Hecabe, and father of Priam the younger, was a valiant warrior, but was slain by Pyrrhus. (Hom. Ii. ii. 791, xiii. 533, xxiv. 250; Virg. Aen. ii. 526, v. 564.)

2. A companion of Odysseus, who is said to have been worshipped as a hero at Temesa in Italy. (Hom. Od. x. 224; Strab. vi. p. 255.) [See EUTHYMUS.]

3. One of the companions of Menelaus. (Paus. x. 25. § 2.)