Artemis

Roman name: Diana

Who was Artemis

Goddess of

Artemis was the goddess of hunting.


Her symbols are:

  • golden bow and arrow
  • hunting dog
  • the stag
  • the moon

Character traits:
  • She was very loyal to her father's wishes of her becoming one of the three Virgin Goddess in Greek mythology.

  • She hunted and was a guardian to females.

  • Her character was very possessive and selfish.

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Her Spouse:


  • The daughter of Zeus and Leto
  • Has a twin brother named Apollo



Strength


  • physically strong
  • confident
  • courage



Weekness:


  • Vengeful
  • impulsive
  • aloof



Interesting Facts:


  • she was the Goddess of the moon, chastity and chase

  • A great temple was made in her honor at Ephesus

  • She fell in love with Endymion, but there love was forbidden, because he was human and she was a goddess


  • Dislikes men, If a man looks at her bathing she orders them to be torn, Opposes the institution of marriage and the subsequent loss of freedom it entails for women.

Works Cited

Works Cited

"Artemis Was the Greek Goddess of the Hunt and the Moon and Protector of Expectant Women and the Young." Artemis, the Greek Goddess of the Hunt and the Moon. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

."Facts about Artemis." For Kids ***. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Find Your Goddess Archetype - Artemis, Goddess-power.com." Find Your Goddess Archetype - Artemis, Goddess-power.com. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Greek Myths: Get to Know Artemis, Goddess of the Wild." About.com