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Hippe
(224 words)

(Ἵππη; Híppē).

[German version]

[1] Mistress of Theseus

Mistress of  Theseus (Hes. fr. 147 M-W = Ath. 13,557a). Her identification with Hippolyte (= Antiope, according to Cleidemus FGrH 323 F 18 = Plut. Theseus 27,13a) is reasonable considering the identification of Antiope with Hippo (Callim. H. 3,239; 266); furthermore, the name H. appears in the form of Hippo (Clem. Al. Strom. 1,73,4-5 and [1st Prologue l. 21]).

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[2] Daughter of the cen…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), “Hippe”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e514130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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