What does Hippolytus name mean?
Similarly one may ask, what does Hippolytus mean?
Definition of Hippolytus. : a son of Theseus falsely accused of amorous advances by his stepmother and killed by his father through the agency of Poseidon.
Also, why is Hippolytus punished? Angry at his refusal to honor her, Aphrodite plots against him, causing his stepmother, Phaedra, to fall in love with him. When he rejects Phaedra's desire, she commits suicide and accuses him of raping her. When Theseus discovers Phaedra's accusations, he curses Hippolytus, who dies because of the curse.
Thereof, who cursed Hippolytus and caused his death?
Why did Aphrodite die of Hippolytus?
According to some sources, Hippolytus had scorned Aphrodite in order to become a devotee of Artemis, devoting himself to a chaste life in pursuit of hunting. Hippolytus' rejection of Phaedra led to his death in a fall from a chariot. As a result, a cult grew up around Hippolytus, associated with the cult of Aphrodite.