Hippolyta
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Hippolytē Date: 1701 a queen of the Amazons given in marriage to Theseus by Hercules

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  • Hippolyta — HIPPOLŶTA, æ, Gr. Ἱππολύτη, ης, welcher man das Beywort die Kretheische, Κρηθηΐς, giebt, weil sie des Hippolytus Tochter gewesen. Pindar. Nem. V. 48. & Schol. ad ill. Man giebt sie dem Akastus, statt der Astydamia, zur Gemahlinn, die den Peleus… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Hippolyta — [hi päl′itē΄hi päl′i tə] n. Gr. Myth. a queen of the Amazons, whose magic girdle is obtained by Hercules as one of his twelve labors: also Hippolyte [hi päl′itē΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Hippolyta — In Greek mythology, Hippolyta or Hippolyte (Ἱππολύτη) is the Amazonian queen who possessed a magical girdle she was given by her father Ares, the god of war.This woman of many names was one of the queens of the Amazons. The Amazons were a warrior …   Wikipedia

  • Hippolyta — Herakles tötet Hippolyte. Hippolyte ist der Name mehrerer Frauengestalten der griechischen Mythologie, hier wird nur die Amazonen Königin Hippolyte behandelt. In der griechischen Mythologie war Hippolyte, oder auch Hippolyta, die Königin der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hippolyta — /hi pol i teuh /, n. Class. Myth. a queen of the Amazons, variously said to have been killed by Hercules or to have been conquered and married by Theseus. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hippolyta — Hip•pol•y•ta [[t]hɪˈpɒl ɪˌtə[/t]] n. myt a queen of the Amazons in Greek myth …   From formal English to slang

  • Hippolyta — /hi pol i teuh /, n. Class. Myth. a queen of the Amazons, variously said to have been killed by Hercules or to have been conquered and married by Theseus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hippolyta (comics) — Hippolyta, in comics, may refer to:*Hippolyta (DC Comics), a superhero queen in the DC Comics universe *Hippolyta (Marvel Comics), an Amazon warrior in the Marvel Comics universe *Hippolyta Trevor, is a DC Comics character, also known as Fury (DC …   Wikipedia

  • Hippolyta [1] — HIPPOLŶTA, æ, (⇒ Tab. XII.) des Mars und der Otrera Tochter, Königinn der Amazonen. Sie führete zum Zeichen ihrer Hoheit das Wehrgehenk des Mars, welches Eurystheus darum dem Herkules zu holen befahl, weil seine Tochter Admeta ein großes… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Hippolyta (DC Comics) — Superherobox| caption=Queen Hippolyta depicted in her royal purple robes, flanked by Themyscirian guards Art by Phil Jimenez character name=Hippolyta real name=Hippolyta publisher=DC Comics debut= All Star Comics #8 (December, 1941/January 1942)… …   Wikipedia

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