Athena Hippeia (or Hippeia Athena, "Athena of Horses") is Athena as a goddess of horses. In this form, she was said to be the daughter of Poseidon and Polyphe, daughter of Oceanus. She was given her name because she was the first to use a chariot.
Daughter of Antippus
Notes and references
- ἱππεία. Liddell, Henry George; Scott, Robert; A Greek–English Lexicon at the Perseus Project.
- Raymoure, K.A. "i-qe-ja". Minoan Linear A & Mycenaean Linear B. Deaditerranean. "PY 1281 An + frr.: 10 + fr. (12)". DĀMOS Database of Mycenaean at Oslo. University of Oslo. Gamkrelidze, Thomas V.; Ivanov, Vjaceslav V. (1995). Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans. Volume I, Part I. Mouton de Gruyter. p. 463. ISBN 3-11-009646-3.
- Suidas, Athena Hippeia.
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 14.