Mythology & Beliefs: Hippomenes
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Hippomenes was the husband of Atalanta, whom he beat in race by dropping golden apples, which she stopped to pick up.
Hippomenes in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
（Ἱππομένης), a son of Megareus of Onchestus, and a great
grandson of Poseidon. (Ov. Met. 10.605.) Apollodorus (3.15.8)
calls the son of Hippomenes Megareus. (Comp. [ATALANTE, No.
2].) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and
mythology, William Smith, Ed.
Hippomenes in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, Hippomenes (Ἰππομένης), also known as
Melanion, was the husband of Atalanta. When men who were
struck by Atalanta's beauty watched her run through the
forest, she became angry and told them "I will race anyone who
wants to marry me! Whoever is so swift that he can outrun me
will receive the prize of my hand in marriage! But whomever I
beat - will die."...
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