An Amazon, a sister of Hippolyte, who married Theseus.1 According to Servius,2 she was a daughter of Hippolyte. Diodorus3 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.4 According to Hyginus5 Antiope was a daughter of Ares, and was killed by Theseus himself in consequence of an oracle.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 2.1, 41.7.
- on Virgil's Aeneid xii, 661.
- iv, 16.
- Comp. Diodorus Siculus, iv, 28; Plutarch. Theseus, 26, 27.
- Fabulae, 241.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.