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Antiope [r]: A character from Greek mythology also known as Hippolyta who was an Amazon queen. It was the ninth labor of Heracles to fetch her belt or girdle. It is possible that she is the same queen who married Theseus. [e]

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Photo of a painting with women.
Greek mythology has numerous characters besides Antiope, including gods and goddesses, humans. These stories have been a vital part of Western civilization and have been source material for Renaissance painters such as Correggio. Pictured: Leda and the Swan.Painting circa 1532.