“ATALANTA’S HUNT”

Never stop for golden apples.

Definition/Summary:

Mythology

Atalanta

  • Fierce Huntress Fast runner & sharp-shooter Tricked by Hippomenes, into marriage with 3 golden apples during a deadly race
  • An oracle told Atalanta that she would be ruined if married
  • Atalanta said she would only marry a man who could beat her in a race, but if she won, she would kill the man who lost.
  • Atalanta killed many suitors who tried to best her at races

Expanded info:

 

  • Atalanta and other famous heroes led a hunt for the Calydonian boar, her speed made her first to draw blood

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