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Contemporary Examples of atalanta
Atalanta is a young princess, and her father has decreed she must marry whichever man wins a footrace.‘Free to Be…You and Me’ Did Not Emasculate Men
March 11, 2014
Historical Examples of atalanta
But when Atalanta stood ready for the contest, he was amazed by her beauty.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
When Atalanta was born, her father heard of her birth with anger.
Atalanta, daughter of the king of Arcadia, returned sad at heart to her own land.
And, yet again, Atalanta stooped to pick up the apple of gold.
And it wasn't named for Atalanta at all, was it, Hildegarde?Hildegarde's Holiday
Laura E. Richards
in Greek mythology the daughter of king Schoeneus, famous for her swiftness, Latin, from Greek Atalante, fem. of atalantos "having the same value (as a man)," from a- "one, together" + talanton "balance, weight, value" (cf. talent).