Ătălanta, ae (-ē, ēs, Ov. Am. 3, 2, 29; id. A. A. 3, 775), f., = Ἀταλάντη.
- I. A daughter of King Schœneus, in Bœotia, distinguished for her swiftness in running, conquered by Hippomenes (acc. to others, by Milanion) by stratagem, and married by him, Ov. M. 10, 565 sqq.; 10, 598 sq.; Hyg. Fab. 185; Serv. ad Verg. A. 3, 113.
- II. A daughter of Iasius of Arcadia, a participant in the Calydonian boar-hunt, and passionately loved by Meleager, Ov. H. 4, 99 (called, id. M. 8, 380, Tegeaea; and id. ib. 8, 426, Nonacria, v. h. v.).
- III. Derivv.
- A. Ătălantaeus or -ēus, a, um, adj., pertaining to Atalanta: aures, Stat. Th. 4, 309: labores, Manil. 5, 179: Schoenos, a town in Arcadia, in the vicinity of which Atalanta established foot-races, Stat. Th. 7, 267.
- B. Ătălantĭădes, ae, m., a son of Atalanta and Meleager, i. e. Parthenopœus, Stat. Th. 7, 789.