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In Greek mythology, Hippe (/ˈhɪpi/; Ancient Greek: Ἵππη, also known as Melanippe /mɛləˈnɪpi/ Μελανίππη or Euippe /jˈɪpi/ Εὐίππη; English translation: "mare (horse)") was the daughter of the Centaur Chiron and Chariclo.[1] She was seduced by, and bore a daughter, Melanippe or Arne, to Aeolus, and was ashamed to tell her father. Artemis took pity on her and, according to one account, turned her into the Equus Primus, the horse (more usually identified with Pegasus).


  1. ^ Kuhn, on Julius Pollux, 4.141