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Hippolʹyta

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Queen of the Amʹazons, and daughter of Mars. Shakespeare has introduced the character in his Mid-summer Night’s Dream, where he betroths her to Theseus, Duke of Athens. In classic fable it is her sister Anʹtiopē who married Theseus, although some writers justify Shakespeare’s account. Hippolyta was famous for a girdle given her by her father, and it was one of the twelve labours of Herculēs to possess himself of this prize.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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