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Hippodamia
(455 words)

(Ἱπποδάμεια/Hippodámeia, Ἱπποδάμη/Hippodámē, Latin Hippodamia).

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[1] Daughter of king Oenomaus

Daughter of king  Oenomaus of Pisa and Sterope (Paus. 5,10,6). Because an oracle prophesied his murder by the future son-in-law (Diod. Sic. 4,73,2), or because he himself desires H. (Hyg. Fab. 253), Oenomaus prevents H.'s marriage by challenging her many suitors (…

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Waldner, Katharina (Berlin), “Hippodamia”, 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 19 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e514400>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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