Greek - Daughter of Priam and Hecuba. Achilles fell in love with her and they were betrothed during an interval in the fighting at Troy. It was then that Paris fired the arrow which killed Achilles. In another account, she persuaded Achilles to relate the story of his vulnerable heel and told Paris who stabbed Achilles in the heel at his wedding to Polyxena. In one version, Polyxena killed herself on his tomb in grief, in another she was killed on Achilles' grave by the victorious Greeks when the city fell. Sometimes known as Polyxena, Poluxena, Poluxena, 'hospitable' or 'hospitable'.

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