"Black Mare." An Amazon, daughter of Ares, and the sister of the Amazonian queen Hippolyte. Heracles took her prisoner and ransomed her for Hippolyte's girdle, after which he let her leave unharmed.



  • Apollonius Rhodius. Argonautica ii, 966.
  • Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 16.
  • Scholiast on Pindar's Nemean Odes iii, 64.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.