She was a sporty lady who became a heroine after killing the Calydonian Boar. Whatever that was.She liked winning foot races. In one important race, APHRODITE bet on the opposition team and threw golden apples on the track whenever ATALANTA was in the lead, which made her pause to pick them up.
After that it is just rumor, rumor, rumor. Did she run off into the woods with the winner Hippomenes, and unwittingly choose the sacred grove of RHEA to consummate their desires? And if so did RHEA change them into lions to pull her chariot?
Anyway, she doesn't really have any Godly status but we thought we'd run this past you.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
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