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Hippŏlytē , ēs, and Hippŏlyta , ae, f., = Ἱππολύτη.
I. An Amazon, daughter of Mars, taken captive in the war of the Amazons by Theseus, to whom she bore Hippolytus, Hyg. Fab. 30; Just. 2, 4, 23; Plaut. Men. 1, 3, 17.—
II. The wife of Acastus, king of Magnesia, who conceived a passion for Peleus, and, because she met with no return of affection from him, accused him to her husband of an attempt upon her virtue, Hyg. Fab. 14 med.; Hor. C. 3, 7, 18.
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