Hippodromus is the son of Herakles and Anthippe who is one of the daughters of King Thespius. During his stay in the court of King Thespius, Herakles impregnated 49 out of the 50 of Thespius' daughters including Anthippe who he lay with one night. The result of that particular encounter was Hippodromus.


Herakles & Anthippe

Historical Text

By Anthippe he [Herakles] had Hippodromus
-Apollodorus.Biblioteca, 2.7.8