One of the companions of Menelaus.
Polites is depicted in the painting of Polygnotus as one of the men pulling down the hut of Menelaus, which is not far from the ship with which they will sail away from Troy.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece x, 25.2.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.