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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.
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  Artemis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artemis (/'ɑ.tʌ.mɪs/) (Greek: Ἀρτεμις), 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.
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 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.
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 Mythology - LoveToKnow Watches   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Artemis of the Odyssey " taking her pastime in the chase of boars and swift deer, while with her the wild wood-nymphs disport them, and high over them all she rears her brow, and is easily to be known where all are fair," is a perfectly rational mythic representation of a divine being.
On the other hand, the Artemis of Arcadia, who is confused with the nymph Callisto, who, again, is said to have become a she-bear, and later a star, and the Brauronian Artemis, whose maiden ministers danced a bear-dance, are goddesses whose legend seems unnatural,.and is felt to need explanation.
The earliest attempts at a crude science of mythology were efforts to reconcile the legends of the gods and heroes with the religious sentiment which recognized in these beings objects of worship and respect.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Mythology   (17026 words)

 Deer (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, the deer is particularly associated with Artemis in her role as virginal huntress.
One of the Labors of Heracles was to capture the Cerynian Hind sacred to Artemis and deliver it briefly to his patron, then rededicate it to Artemis.
Actaeon witnessed Artemis bathing in a pool and was transformed into a stag that his own hounds tore to pieces.
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They say that Artemis was born in the rock-island Ortygia, that her mother, Lhtw, went there to find shelter from the anger that Hra, the legal wife of Zeus, had for her, like all the girls that Zeus had love affairs with them.
Artemis was very pleased with this and she gave him glory and happiness and everybody remembers his name after his death.
Artemis and her brother prevent him from killing the animal and persuade him to give it in Tiryntha, at the king Eyrysthea.
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 Portal:Mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The modern definition of mythology primarily the body of myths from a particular culture or religion, as in Greek mythology, Egyptian mythology or Norse mythology.
Mythology is also the branch of knowledge dealing with the collection, study and interpretation of myths.
The war is among the most important events in Greek mythology and was narrated in a cycle of epic poems of which only two, the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer, survive intact.
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 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.
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 ARTEMIS : Greek goddess of hunting, wilderness & animals ; mythology ; pictures : DIANA
Artemis as the sister of Apollo, is a kind of female Apollo, that is, she as a female divinity represented the same idea that Apollo did as a male divinity.
Artemis thus also came to be regarded as the goddess of the flocks and the chase: she is the huntress among the immortals ; she is called the stag-killer (elaphêbolos), the lover of the tumult connected with the chase (keladeinê), and agrotera.
The representations of the Greek Artemis in works of art are different accordingly as she is represented either as a huntress, or as the goddess of the moon; yet in either case she appears as a youthful and vigorous divinity, as becomes the sister of Apollo.
www.theoi.com /Olympios/Artemis.html   (4140 words)

 Zoe Artemis Bio
According to Greek mythology, Artemis, sister of Apollo, was born at Mt. Olympus to Zeus and Leto.
Artemis is known as Benevolent Spirit, Bear Goddess, Moon Goddess and Goddess of the Wilderness.
Artemis is representative of the strong, independent, free spirit and the eternal virgin (metaphorically speaking).
www.zoeartemis.com /bio.htm   (352 words)

 di gennaio
Diana was worshipped in a mother goddess worshipped at a festival on August 13, when King Servius Tullius, himself born a slave, dedicated her shrine on the feminine aspect of the hunting, the Greek mythology Artemis.
She was worshipped at a festival on August 13, when King Servius Tullius, himself born a slave, dedicated her shrine on the feminine aspect of the hunting, the Greek mythology Artemis.
Diana was the virgin goddess of the Greek mythology Artemis.
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 Artemis - Artemis Center for Alternatives to Domestic Violence
Artemis was the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
Artemis is the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt and the moon, and the protector of women and children
Artemis, the daughter of Zeus and Leto; goddess of the Hunt and sister of Apollon.
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 Artemis: Encyclopedia II - Artemis - Worship   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She was the virgin moon goddess of the hunt, wild animals, healing, wilderness, chastity, and childbirth.
In Ephesus, and elsewhere in Asia Minor, she was worshipped primarily as an earth and fertility goddess, akin to Cybele, unlike in mainland Greece.
Artemis was often associated with the local Aeginian goddess, Aphaea.
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 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.
Although traditionally the friend and protector of youth, especially young women, Artemis prevented the Greeks from sailing to Troy during the Trojan War until they sacrificed a maiden to her.
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 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.
The mythology associated with her birth is also interesting and is indicative of her particular domain and powers as a goddess.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~clit387/artemis.htm   (1534 words)

 Artemis / Diana
Artemis (Diana), the daughter of Zeus and Leto, known also as Mistress of Beasts (Potnia Theron).
In Greek mythology Artemis (Greek Ἄρτεμις) is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
She was the virgin moon goddess of the hunt, wild animals, healing, wilderness, chastity, and paradoxically childbirth (she was worshipped as a fertility/childbirth goddess mostly in cities), since she assisted her mother in the delivery of her twin.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Artemis.html   (1581 words)

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.org /mythical-folk/articles/artemis.html   (807 words)

 Latin 1 - Mythology - Olympians - Artemis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She was one of the three maiden goddesses of Olympus: the pure maiden Vesta, gray-eyed Athena who cares but for war and the arts of the craftsmen, and Artemis, lover of woods and the wild chase over the mountain.
At Ephesus, where her great temple was one of the seven wonders of the world, Artemis was represented with a mural crown, with a disc behind the crown; on her breast, a garland of flowers, as a sign of her influence in spring time.
Lions cling to her arms; as mother of wild beasts, she has many breasts; her legs are closely bandaged and ornamented with figures of bulls, stags, lions, and griffins; at the sides are flowers and bees.
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 Selene Greek goddess of the moon: Artemis Diana Greek mythology
The Greek goddess of the Moon is the virgin Artemis, twin sister to Apollo.
Artemis was said to ride her silver chariot across the sky, shooting her arrows of silver moonlight to the Earth below.
Artemis was also a friend to mortals, dancing through the countryside in silver sandals and giving her divine protection to wild beasts and the very young.
www.myastrologybook.com /Artemis-Diana-Selene-Phoebe-Luna-Hecate.htm   (810 words)

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, Greece, Greek mythology
Artemis was one of the most popular goddesses of ancient Greece, and she was believed to wander around in the forests, surrounded by the nymphs.
It was Artemis who demanded the sacrifice of Iphigenia before the Greeks could sail out for Troy, but some versions of the story actually makes the goddess save the young girl before she is killed.
In some cases Artemis was a goddess of vengeance and death.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/artemis.htm   (231 words)

 Artemis: Goddess of the Hunt
Artemis, endowed with the precociosity of all the gods, sat on Zeus' knee not long after her birth and demanded of him a long list of things: 50 lop-eared hounds, 50 wood nymph followers, a silver bow with painless silver arrows, and his word to never force her into marriage.
Artemis (as well as her twin brother, Apollo) was the daughter of the goddess Leto and the Big Dude (Zeus).
Artemis shot the girls with her painless silver arrows, and they all lay down on their beds and died.
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 Artemis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Greek mythology Artemis ("fashion") is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
Template:Greek myth (Olympian) She was the virgin moon goddess of the hunt wild animals healing chastity and paradoxically childbirth (she was worshipped as a fertility/childbirth mostly in cities) since she assisted her in the delivery of her twin.
Rome she was heavily venerated at Mount near Capua and in holy forests (such as Latium) Her high priest lived in Aricia; position was passed to the person who able to kill him with a bough from a tree in the forest.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Artemis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Artemis ARTEMIS [Artemis], in Greek religion and mythology, Olympian goddess, daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo.
Artemis' early worship, especially at Ephesus, identified her as an earth goddess, similar to Astarte.
Leto LETO [Leto], in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe and mother of Artemis and Apollo.
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 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.
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).
In Greek mythology Artermis, despite her "wildness" (her refusal to conform to conventional ways or tradition) and her fierce independence, was depicted as one of the compassionate, healing goddesses.
www.goddessgift.com /goddess-myths/greek_goddess_artemis.htm   (933 words)

 World Mythology: Greek and Roman Mythology: The Olympians: Goddess Artemis
Artemis was the virginal goddess of hunting, childbirth, chastity, and even sudden death.
Artemis always carried a special bow and arrow set that was created by the god Hephaestus.
Birth: Artemis and her twin brother Apollo were the result of another case of infidelity on the part of Zeus.
www.gods-heros-myth.com /godpages/artemis.html   (211 words)

 ARTEMIS - Ancient Mythology
Also known as Diana, Artemis was the divine personification of the moon, and was twin sister to the sun god Apollo.
She became goddess of fertility, of woods and forests, the patroness of the hunter, and, in some instances, the punisher of men through the agency of wild animals, as in the case of the Caledonian Boar.
A case in point is the time when Agamemnon slew one of her stags, and Artemis detained the Greek fleet at Aulis, on its way to Troy, there extracting the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter, Iphigenia.
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