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Queen of the Amazons, daughter of Ares and of Otrera; slain in battle by Heracles, when he went at the bidding of Eurystheus to fetch the girdle given her by Ares. (See Heracles.) In some accounts she is said to have been married to Theseus, and to have been the mother of Hippolytus (q.v.).


Or Astydamia, wife of Acastus, who fell in love with Peleus. He rejected her proposals, and was in consequence accused by her to Acastus. She was subsequently slain by Peleus. See Acastus; Peleus.

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