Atalanta

Atalanta (Atalan`ta) , a beautiful Grecian princess celebrated for her agility, the prize of any suitor who could outstrip her on the racecourse, failure being death; at last one suitor, Hippomenes his name, accepted the risk and started along with her, but as he neared the goal, kept dropping first one golden apple, then another, provided him by Venus, stooping to lift which lost her the race, whereupon Hippomenes claimed the prize.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Atahualpa * At`avism
Astrology
Astruc, Jean
Astu`rias
Asty`ages
Asty`anax
Asun`cion
Asuras, The
Asymptote
Ataca`ma
Atahualpa
Atalan`ta
At`avism
Atba`ra
Ate`
Athaba`sca
Athalia
Athanasian Creed
Athanasius
Atheism
Atheism, Modern
Athelney, Isle of

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