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2. An Amazon, a sister of Hippolyte, who married Theseus. (Paus. 1.2.1, 41.7.) According to Servius(Serv. ad Aen. 11.661), she was a daughter of Hippolyte. Diodorus (4.16) states, that Theseus received her as a present from Heracles. When subsequently Attica was invaded by the Amazons, Antiope fought with Theseus against them, and died the death of a heroine by his side. (Comp. Diod. 4.28; Plut. Thes. 26, 27.) According to Hyginus (Hyg. Fab. 241) Antiope was a daughter of Ares, and was killed by Theseus himself in consequence of an oracle.

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    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.41.7
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.2.1
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 26
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 27
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.16
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.28
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