St Hippolytus
by Erasmus

Is said to have been martyred by being dragged behind two horses because Hippolytus, the mythological son of Theseus, was dragged to death behind his chariot when Poseidon, at Theseus's request, sent a sea-monster to frighten his horses.

Note to My Achievements And Attributes which is Part 2 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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