Tuesday, 7 April 2015


                                 In Greek mythology, Alcippe was described as an Amazon who vowed to remain a virgin. She was killed by Hercules during his ninth labor. (see 12 labor of Hercules)

        In Greek mythology,Alcippe was described as the daughter of Ares, the god of war, and Aglaulus2.


                     Halirrhotius, the son of the sea god, Poseidon, and Euryte or Bathycleia raped Alcippe or in some version attempted to rape Alcippe, Ares killed him. Ares was tried in a court, the first trial in history, which took place on the hill near the Acropolis of Athens. The hill that later was named after Ares, the Areopagus. Ares was acquitted in court by all of the other Olympian gods. Latter that place became the site of Athens’s criminal trials.

    In Greek mythology, Alcippe was described as the daughter of Oenomaus. Alcippe married Evenus, son of Ares and Sterope and bore a daughter Marpessa.

                                                      In Greek mythology,Alcippe was described as one of the Alcyonides, daughters of Alcyoneus. Along with her sisters she threw herself into the sea and was turned into a kingfisher.


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