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Artemis (Greek deity)

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Personal name headingArtemis (Greek deity)
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Variant(s)Αρτεμις (Greek deity)
أرتميس (Greek deity)
Ārtimīs (Greek deity)
Artemisa (Greek deity)
Artemida (Greek deity)
Артэміда (Greek deity)
Артемида (Greek deity)
Artemiso (Greek deity)
아르테미스 (Greek deity)
Arŭt'emisŭ (Greek deity)
Artemide (Greek deity)
ארטמיס (Greek deity)
Artemi (Greek deity)
Artemisz (Greek deity)
アルテミス (Greek deity)
Артеміда (Greek deity)
阿耳忒弥斯 (Greek deity)
A'ertemisi (Greek deity)
See alsoDiana (Roman deity)
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Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inFrom Artemis to Diana, 2009.
The mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos, c2012.
Artemis von Ephesos und verwandte Kultstatuen aus Anatolien und Syrien, 1973.
Artémis d'Éphèse et la légende des sept dormants, c1977.
Wikipedia, August 20, 2014 (Artemis was one of the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek deities. Her Roman equivalent is Diana. Some scholars believe that the name, and indeed the goddess herself, was originally pre-Greek. Homer refers to her as Artemis Agrotera, Potnia Theron: "Artemis of the wildland, Mistress of Animals". The Arcadians believed she was the daughter of Demeter. In the classical period of Greek mythology, Artemis (Ancient Greek: Αρτεμις = Artemis) was often described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. She was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women; she often was depicted as a huntress carrying a bow and arrows) Arabic page (أرتميس = Ārtimīs) Aragonese page (Artemisa or Ártemis) Azerbaijani page (Artemida [in roman]) Belarusian page (Артэміда = Artėmida) Bulgarian page (Артемида = Artemida) Esperanto page (Artemiso) French page (Artémis) Korean page (아르테미스 = Arŭt'emisŭ) Italian page (Artemide) Hebrew page (ארטמיס = Arṭemis) Swahili page (Artemi) Latvian page (Artemīda) Lithuanian page (Artemidė) Hungarian page (Artemisz) Macedonian page (Артемида = Artemida) Japanese page (アルテミス = Arutemisu) Ukrainian page (Артеміда = Artemida) Chinese page (阿耳忒弥斯 = A'ertemisi)
Theoi Greek mythology website, August 20, 2014 (Artemis was the great Olympian goddess of hunting, wilderness and wild animals. She was also a goddess of childbirth, and the protectress of the girl child up to the age of marriage)
Encyclopedia mythica website, August 20, 2014 (Artemis. The daughter of Leto and Zeus, and the twin of Apollo. 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 worshiped in most Greek cities but only as a secondary deity. However, to the Greeks in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) she was a prominent deity)
Mythweb website, August 20, 2014 (Artemis (Roman name Diana) was the virgin goddess of the hunt. She helped women in childbirth but also brought sudden death with her arrows. Artemis and her brother Apollo were the children of Zeus and Leto. In some versions of their myth, Artemis was born first and helped her mother to deliver Apollo)
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