Hippolyta(redirected from Girdle of Hippolyte)
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queen of the Amazons; attacked Attica but was defeated by Theseus, who then married her. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 468]
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girdle of secured after fight with Amazon queen; Hercules’ ninth Labor. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]
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