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Hippolyta (Hippolyte)

Hippolyta (Hippolyte)

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Hippolyta (Hippolyte) Photos

Bow Before Your Queen
I look pretty awesome in profile, don't you think? [Insignia published in "Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum," 1553]


My Awful Ex-Husband
Yeah, I was pretty depressed when Theseus conquered me and forced me to be his queen. P.S. Check out that hat. [Theseus entering Athens in triumph with Amazon queen Hippolyte and her sister Emilie, extracted from The Theseides, codex Vidobonensis 2617, Austrian National Library, ca. 1460]


My Girdle
It's really too bad Hera the whole gifting-of-my-magic-girdle-to-Heracles thing into such a disaster. [Heracles gets the Belt of Hippolyte, Queen of the Amazons by J. M. Félix Magdalena, 2010]


Tragedy
I cried for every one of my sisters who died trying to rescue me from Theseus's clutches. ["Wounded Amazon" by Franz von Stuck, 1903]


Long Rides on the Beach
There's nothing like riding through the surf on the way to battle. [Amazons by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tishbein, 1820]


The Good Old Days
Oh, how I miss the days riding with my sisters. [Rest of the Amazons by Albert Weisgerber, 1913]


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