Women of Mythology: Goddesses, Warriors, and Hunters
Reading Level: 2
Interest Level: 1-4
Atalanta was one of the most intriguing Greek heroes. Armed with incredible strength and skill, she amazed everyone with her hunting prowess and athletic ability. Despite her talents, Atalanta faced many challenges and difficulties, most of all competing against a man who wanted to claim her as his wife. This book explores Atalanta's legend, how her story still connects with today's world through literature and other media, and cultural traditions involving women in the ancient world. Using sidebars and facts, this volume ultimately explores this ancient figure's importance during her time and highlights how she still inspires today's young women and men.