Hippolytus - Hippolytus Hippolytus o He is the son of...

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Hippolytus Hippolytus o He is the son of Theseus and Hippolita. o Horses signify passion in ancient Greece. o He is sent to live with his great-grandfather in hopes of inheriting rule of the land. o A bull comes out of the sea and spooks the horses that turns over the chariot and drag him by the reins to his death. Poseidon sends the bull to fulfill the request from Theseus to curse him and lead to his death. Aphrodite o She causes Phaedra to fall madly in love with Hippolytus. o She is angered that Hippolytus won’t pay her due honor by having sex, instead choosing to be chaste. Artemis o She is the goddess of chastity, fertility, protector of animals and the hunt. o She is inactive and in some sense contributes to the death of Hippolytus. She kills him in some sense by an “act of omission.” Phaedra o She accuses Hippolytus of sleeping with her posthumously. She has a letter for her husband Theseus that Hippolytus was after her and
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