Carole Raddato
published on 03 March 2021

Part of a mosaic pavement depicting Atalanta on horseback hunting a lion. The lion and the end of the Greek inscription giving Atalanta's name are missing. From a Roman Villa at Halicarnassus, 4th century CE. British Museum, London.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.


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Raddato, C. (2021, March 03). Atalanta. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Atalanta." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 03, 2021.

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Raddato, Carole. "Atalanta." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Mar 2021. Web. 31 Jan 2023.