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Polibetes, Polipliters, Poliplites, Polydetes, Polydeuces

The duke of Bithynia or Mede (Media) who was subservient to the Roman Procurator Lucius, and was called upon to join Lucius in the war against Arthur.

He led a force of soldiers at the battle of Soissons, where he was killed by Arthur himself.

In the Vulgate he is the King of Mede.

See also
Boccus | The Legend of King Arthur

Historia Regum Britanniae | Geoffrey of Monmouth, c. 1138
Roman de Brut | Wace, c. 1155
Brut | Layamon, late 12th century to mid-13th century
Vulgate Merlin | 1220-1235