Hippolyta (Hippolyte) Sightings
- The Library by Apollodorus 200BC - 100BC
Get the old school low-down on Theseus's lousy treatment of the Amazonian Queen in this ancient text.
- The Canterbury Tales: The Knight's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer 1300 - 1400
In this famous poem, originally written in Middle English, Hippolyta stands by Theseus's side as he deals with two love-struck knights. Hmmm, that's not the Hippolyta we know.
- A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare 1595
In Shakespeare's famous comedy, young lovers run into trouble with some fairies the night before Theseus and Hippolyta get married.
- Two Nobel Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher 1634
- DC Comics 1942 - 2012
Hippolyta is Wonder Woman's butt kickin' mom in the world of DC Comics.
- Marvel Comics 1967 - 2012
The Marvel Comics version of Hippolyta is no joke. In addition to her magic girdle, she has gauntlets of power, which give her some crazy strength.
- Hercules: The Legendary Journeys 1999
In this campy but popular TV series, man-hating Hippolyta falls in love with Hercules, and Hera is not psyched about it.