By Justine Fontes
Atalanta is the easiest hunter, swiftest runner, and the all-around so much eligible bachelorette in old Greece. She's additionally a girl with a mystery: a fortune-teller has given her a stern caution to by no means marry. whilst her father--a robust king--insists that she decide on a husband, she hatches a smart plan to carry onto her freedom. Will Atalanta have the ability to outrun her father's calls for? Will the gods intrude in her tale? and may destiny meet up with her in spite of everything?
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Directed by Desmond Davis. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 1981. Rereleased 2004. Although this movie does not tell Atalanta’s story, it does feature Aphrodite, Zeus, and other gods who affected her fate. It describes the hero Perseus and his quest to kill the Gorgon Medusa. Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Ancient Greece. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001. Day prepares readers for a trip back to classical Greece, including which cities to visit, how to get around, what to wear, and how to fit in with the locals.
Rereleased 2004. Although this movie does not tell Atalanta’s story, it does feature Aphrodite, Zeus, and other gods who affected her fate. It describes the hero Perseus and his quest to kill the Gorgon Medusa. Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Ancient Greece. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001. Day prepares readers for a trip back to classical Greece, including which cities to visit, how to get around, what to wear, and how to fit in with the locals. Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Atalanta.
Quiver. New York: Knopf, 2002. This short novel is a retelling of the Atalanta myth for young readers. creating atalanta: the race against destiny In creating the story, authors Justine and Ron Fontes drew upon many resources, including Edith Hamilton’s classic Mythology and the widely respected Myths of the Greeks and Romans by professor and classics scholar Michael Grant. Artist Thomas Yeates used historical and traditional sources to shape the story’s visual details—from images on ancient Greek vases to sculpture and other artwork.
Atalanta: The Race Against Destiny, A Greek Myth (Graphic Myths and Legends; Graphic Universe) by Justine Fontes