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n. Greek Mythology
The suitor who tricked and thereby outran Atalanta.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the husband, in some traditions, of Atalanta
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(hɪˈpɒm əˌniz)

(in Greek myth) the successful suitor of Atalanta.
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(105) Servius, however, suggests that Parthenopaeus is the son of Melanippa and Mars or of Melanion. (106) Pausanias names Talaus as the father of Parthenopaeus, (107) but he also refers to other tellings where Melanion is father.