Calydonian boar hunt


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Calydonian boar hunt

famed hunt of Greek legend. [Class. Myth: Metamorphoses]
See: Hunting
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Artists have long drawn inspiration from legends, and the Calydonian boar hunt was depicted often, as early as 2,500 years ago by the potter Ergotimos and the painter Kleitias, and throughout art history.
According to myth, Artemis' capacity for vengefulness and cruelty is exemplified by the legend of the Calydonian Boar Hunt.