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  • The golden apples, the gift of Aphrodite to Hippomenes before his race with Atalanta, were also plucked from the garden of the Hesperides.
  • ATALANTA, in Greek legend, the name of two Greek heroines.
  • (1) The Arcadian Atalanta was the daughter of Iasius or Iasion and Clymene.
  • (2) The Boeotian Atalanta was the daughter of Schoeneus.
  • Hippomenes, before starting, had obtained from Aphrodite three golden apples, which he dropped at intervals, and Atalanta, stopping to pick them up, fell behind.

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