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  Artemis
Artemis is the goddess of the wilderness, the hunt and wild animals, and fertility (she became a goddess of fertility and childbirth mainly in cities).
Artemis was one of the Olympians and a virgin goddess.
Artemis was enraged when one of her nymphs, Callisto, allowed Zeus to seduce her, but the great god approached her in one of his guises; he came in the form of Artemis.
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/artemis.html   (1077 words)

  
  Artemis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artemis (Greek: nominative Ἄρτeuiς, genitive Ἀρτέμιδος), in Greek mythology, is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
Artemis was the virgin goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, moon, and childbirth.
In Greek mythology Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemis   (2649 words)

  
 Mythography | The Greek Goddess Artemis in Myth and Art
Artemis was the daughter of Leto and Zeus (the ruler of the Greek gods).
And as an Olympian goddess, Artemis was free to pursue her interests, and was often found frolicking in the forests, accompanied by a band of nymphs.
In myth, Artemis is sometimes identified with Selene, the Greek goddess of the moon.
www.loggia.com /myth/artemis.html   (464 words)

  
 Artemis home page
Artemis continues to collect antique pictures of women and dancers from North Africa and the Middle East and of the Rroma throughout the world.
Artemis teaches regular classes, private lessons, workshops on the dance form commonly referred to as "Belly Dance" which, after 35 years of experience, she can cover from A to Z. She is best known for her specialized workshops on the Turkish Oriental and Turkish Rromany dance genres.
Artemis is constantly creating new workshops and she is presenting a series of workshops of all new Turkish material.
www.serpentine.org /artemis/artemis.htm   (578 words)

  
 The Seven Wonders: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But when I saw the sacred house of Artemis that towers to the clouds, the [other Wonders] were placed in the shade, for the Sun himself has never looked upon its equal outside Olympus.
It was built in honor of the Greek goddess of hunting, wild nature, and fertility.
That was the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/wonders/artemis.html   (760 words)

  
 Greek Gods of the Amazons
Artemis who represented a wild sense of feminity in one instance, and in another represented a nurturing aspect, in quite another was the sublime virgin goddess.
Artemis required of her nymphs (and followers for that matter), to uphold the same chaste existence that she did.
Artemis was born on the island of Ortyegia before her brother Apollo.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/amazons/artemisandapollo.html   (1753 words)

  
 Artemis - MSN Encarta
Artemis, in Greek mythology, one of the principal goddesses, counterpart of the Roman goddess Diana.
Artemis was also the goddess of childbirth, of nature, and of the harvest.
Like Apollo, Artemis was armed with a bow and arrows, which she often used to punish mortals who angered her.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562129/Artemis.html   (192 words)

  
 Artemis (Sailor Moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artemis (romanized to arutemisu) is one of three feline characters of the Japanese anime series, Sailor Moon, and the second to appear in the story.
Artemis' most unusual incarnation is that of a stuffed animal in the show's live action television series.
Like the anime Artemis acts as Minako's guardian and he seems to be very good friends with her (to the point of blushing a few times).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemis_(Sailor_Moon)   (582 words)

  
 Artemis, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Artemis, who was born in Delos (one of the Cyclades Islands) just before her brother Apollo, has been called the Queen of Animals, and ever since many have thought that she, who is often seen followed by wild beasts, is the mistress of the whole of wild nature.
Artemis is also charged with having punished Callisto, who had sworn to remain a maid, but let herself be seduced by Zeus, who approached her assuming the shape of Artemis.
Artemis' golden arrows may also be, as those of her brother Apollo, the shafts of disease and death, as experienced by the NIOBIDS, who were killed by them after Queen Niobe 2 of Thebes provoked Leto with her insults.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Artemis.html   (1137 words)

  
 Artemis Homework Page
Artemis loves to hunt and she is the lady of the forest and all the wild things, as well as the Huntsman-in-chief to the gods, an unusual position for a woman.
Artemis demanded the same chastity from her followers and when one of her nymphs, Callisto, was seduced by Zeus and her pregnancy was revealed, she was changed by Artemis into a bear, and would have been hunted to death had Zeus not placed her among the stars.
Artemis was held in honour in all the wild and mountainous areas of Greece, in Arcadia and in the country of Sparta, in Laconia on Mount Taygetus and in Elis.
www.thanasis.com /artemis.htm   (1606 words)

  
 Greek gods (Apollo, Artemis, Poseidon) - All About Turkey
Artemis and her younger twin brother Apollo were the children of Zeus and Leto, born in Delos.
Artemis was also associated with the moon, and called Phoebe and Selene (Luna in Latin), neither name originally belonged to her.
Artemis was held in honor in al the wild and mountainous areas of Greece, in Arcadia and in the country of Sparta, in Laconia on Mount Taygetus and in Elis.
www.allaboutturkey.com /gods3.htm   (1256 words)

  
 Artemis - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
To the Romans Artemis was closely identified with their goddess Diana, who was also a goddess of light as well as of the wild.
Artemis is also known for being one of the goddesses of childbirth.
Artemis swore to her father that she would remain a virgin for all her life.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Humanities/Artemis-9093.html   (479 words)

  
 CULT OF ARTEMIS 1 : Ancient Greek religion
ARTEMIS was the goddess of hunting, wild animals and wilderness, and the protectress of girls and women.
Artemis was portrayed in classical Greek sculpture as a young woman or girl, with her hair tied back, and usually armed with bow and arrows.
'Karyai (Walnut-trees) [in Lakedaimonia] and to the sanctuary of Artemis.
www.theoi.com /Cult/ArtemisCult.html   (4463 words)

  
 Artemis - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
In Greek mythology Artemis (Greek Ἄρτεμις) is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
In Ephesus, and elsewhere in Asia Minor, she was worshipped primarily as an earth and fertility goddess, akin to Cybele, unlike in mainland Greece.
Another version states that Artemis was born one day before Apollo, on the island of Ortygia and that she helped Leto cross the sea to Delos the next day to give birth to Apollo.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Artemis   (1487 words)

  
 Artemis (Olympian goddess)
Artemis is a master archer and carries in her arsenal mystical arrows of various properties.
Artemis had vowed long ago to remain a chaste goddess and demanded the same of her followers, although there were several accounts of her followers forsaking this.
Artemis, however, was far from lenient or understanding when Callisto's pregnancy was one day revealed and she rejected Callisto causing the goddess to flee from her presence.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/artemisd.htm   (1816 words)

  
 Artemis
Artemis was the image of a woman moving through her life and assuming different roles at different times; she was a veritable encyclopedia of feminine possibility.
It was to Artemis, the force of creation, that Greek mothers called when the pangs of birth began, and they found comfort in their belief that she nursed them through labor just as she did any of her other animals.
This Artemis was merely a different visualization of the same energy represented by the woodland nymph: the instinct to live, to produce and reproduce constantly, to devour, and to die.
www.hranajanto.com /goddessgallery/artemis.html   (686 words)

  
 DCL: Greek Mythology -- Unit 3: Artemis
Artemis is one of the oldest gods in the Greek pantheon.
Her connection with wild nature covers not just the fertility of nature, but also the danger wild animals present; this is reflected in various myths where she demands the sacrifice of a young girl to appease her anger.
In Greek ritual, Artemis was connected with the initiation of girls and with childbirth.
web.uncg.edu /dcl/demo/unit3/artemis.asp   (268 words)

  
 Artemis
The cult of Artemis, the goddess of wild beasts and wild things, was restricted to the surrounding countryside were the arktoi, "bear virgins," attended her.
Vestiges of human sacrifice could be found in her worship; female devotees of sometime the bear goddess drew blood from a slight cut on the throat of a male victim.
Like Athena, Artemis sometimes wore the frightful mask of Gorgon on her neck, for with Athena and Hestia, the mild guardian of the household, she was one of the goddesses over whom Aphrodite had no power.
www.themystica.com /mythical-folk/articles/artemis.html   (807 words)

  
 Artemis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greek goddess Artemis, called Diana or Cynthia by the Romans, was the daughter of the king of the gods, Zeus, and Leto (although some say she was born of Demeter and an unknown father), and the twin sister of Apollo, the sun god, god of poetry and other noble and scholarly pursuits.
Artemis was born on Kynothos, a mountain on Delios.
Depictions of Artemis are very similar to depictions of Minoan goddess figures, specifically the Minoan goddess of the animals, who is pictured, as Artemis often is, surrounded by animals and wildlife.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~clit387/artemis.htm   (1534 words)

  
 Artemis...Goddess of the Moon
Artemis is one of the principle Goddesses of Greek mythology.
Artemis was a Virgin Huntress; the Greeks called her the Huntress of Souls.
Artemis' bow is symbolic of both the crescent Moon as well as of inner self-esteem, of an exquisitely tuned inner tension.
www.amazonation.com /Artemis.htm   (599 words)

  
 Artemis: Goddess of Light   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Greek mythology Artemis (also known as the roman goddess Diana) was the daughter of Zeus, the mighty ruler of the Olympian gods.
But Artemis was especially fierce in her protection of the gentle animals that were usually preyed upon.
Artemis was not the least interested in cultivating the land or in harnessing the forces of nature to benefit mankind (she left those responsibilities to Demeter and Athena, respectfully).
www.goddessgift.com /goddess-myths/greek_goddess_artemis.htm   (933 words)

  
 Artemis @ Ephesus
Context: The temple of Artemis at Ephesus was regarded as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Artemis and her brother Apollo were said to be the children of Zeus and Leto.
Artemis is often described as a virgin huntress, fearless in opposing her adversaries.
www.luthersem.edu /ckoester/Paul/journey3/EphArtemis.htm   (135 words)

  
 Artemis
Artemis: is the Greek goddess of the moon and the hunt.
Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto (sometimes called “Letona”) as well as the twin sister of Apollo.
Artemis may be thought of as the “silver goddess.”; She wore silver sandals, rode a silver chariot in the silver moonlight, and kills with silver arrows shot from a silver bow.
www.teenwitch.com /DEITY/GREEK/ARTEMIS.HTM   (2037 words)

  
 Artemis
Artemis and her brother Apollo were the children of Zeus and Leto.
Artemis and Apollo avenged this insult to their mother by killing all or most of Niobe's children with their arrows.
Artemis is generally depicted as a young woman clad in buckskins, carrying a bow and a quiver of arrows.
www.mythweb.com /gods/Artemis.html   (219 words)

  
 Artemis
Artemis is said to have the power to infect people with a plague with her arrows as well as use them to punish those who have wronged her.
Artemis was born first and immediately took on the role of midwife for her mother, who was giving birth to Apollo.
Artemis demanded an explanation immediately and Hercules, miraculously, was able to please the goddess by blaming the death of the stag on Eurystheus.
www.arthistory.sbc.edu /imageswomen/papers/coffeyartemis/artemis.html   (2380 words)

  
 - Artemis -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The worship of Artemis was universal throughout Hellas, Krete, and Asianos Mikronos.
Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and twin sister of Apollon.
In art she is often attired dressed for hunting and carrying a bow and a quiver of arrows.
www.geocities.com /hiera_mysteria/artemis.html   (196 words)

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