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  1. May 2019
    1. the destiny of the Greek version of the story, Hyppolitus,is to die and his life ends here. A god is involved. Compared to Syawash's story where no divine intervention or supernatural power was involved. "Theseus returns and discovers his wife's dead body. Because the chorus is sworn to secrecy, they cannot tell Theseus why she killed herself. Theseus discovers a letter on Phaedra's body, which falsely asserts that she was raped by Hippolytus. Enraged, Theseus curses his son either to death or at least exile. To execute the curse, Theseus calls upon his father, the god Poseidon, who has promised to grant his son three wishes. Hippolytus enters and protests his innocence but cannot tell the truth because of the binding oath that he swore. Taking his wife's letter as proof, Theseus exiles his son." (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippolytus_(play), acess 5/7/19). However, Ferdowsi, in Shahnameh portrayes the Persian hero's fate differently. CC BY-NC-ND