Roman Name: Diana

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Goddess of the Hunt, Wild Animals, Childbirth, The Moon

More Symbols:

Artemis had a lot of symbols. Excluding the six above, the greeks saw 28 more symbols as Artemis'. They were broken into groups such as Animals, Plants, Scents, Gems/ Medals and Colors.


Animals- Dogs, guinea fowl, elephants, horses, bears, deer, and bees

Plants- Flowering Almonds, Anemones, hazel, honeysuckle, thistle, laurel, fir tree, and ranunculus

Scents- Jasmine, aloe, ginseng, lemon verbena, and camphor

Gems/Metals- moonstone, pearl, quartz, crystal, silver, turquoise, iron, aluminium, and diamonds

Colors- Silver, white, red, green, and turquoise

Character Traits:

  • Independent- She never relied on men
  • loved her freedom- She never married
  • Never relied on men- She never married
  • Protector- She protects the Hunters
  • Nurturing- Her Huntresses
  • Vengeful- When someone didn't make a sacrifice to her, she went after them
  • Impulsive- She acts on instinct
  • Clever- She is a hunter.


Siblings: Apollo (Twin)

Parents: Leto and Zeus

Husband: She was a virgin goddess, so she never married


  • Archery- She loves to hunt
  • Brave- She fought in the Trojans and fought against Hera
  • Courageous- she goes off of instinct
  • Trustworthy- If you had gained her trust, you had it


  • She is vengeful - She hurts those who do not worship her
  • Impulsive- She acts on instinct which can be good or bad.
  • She held grudges- If you were to offend her, she would go after you

Interesting Facts

  • She loved the mountains
  • When she was three she asked for all of the world mountains
  • She has a set of Silver Bow and Arrows
  • She was born on the Island of Ortygia
  • She loves to hunt, even though she is the goddess of wild animals

Work Cited

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