Hippomenes

In Greek mythology, Hippomenes (Ἰππομένης), also known as Melanion (Μελανίων, also Meilanion Μειλανίων), was a son of the Arcadian Amphidamas or of Megareus of Onchestus and the husband of Atalanta. He was known to have been one of the disciples of Cheiron, and to have surpassed other ones in his eagerness to undertake hard challenges. Inscriptions mention him as one of the Calydonian hunters.

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... She outran all but Hippomenes (a.k.a ... Hippomenes knew that he could not win in a fair race, so he used three golden apples (gifts of Aphrodite, the goddess of love) to distract Atalanta ... It took all three apples and all of his speed, but Hippomenes was finally successful, winning the race and Atalanta's hand ...
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... The main myth of Hippomenes' courtship of Atalanta, narrated by Pseudo-Apollodorus, Ovid, Servius, and Hyginus was as follows ... Hippomenes fell in love with Atalanta, the virgin huntress who strongly disliked the idea of getting married ... Atalanta raced all her suitors and outran all but Hippomenes, who defeated her by cunning, not speed ...
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