What are Artemis?

  • (noun): (Greek mythology) the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon; daughter of Leto and twin sister of Apollo; identified with Roman Diana.
    Synonyms: Cynthia


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.

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List Of Artemis Fowl Characters - Z - Giovanni Zito
... Giovanni Zito Artemis Fowl character First appearance Book 4 Artemis Fowl The Opal Deception Last appearance Artemis FowlThe Lost Colony (mentioned) Created by Eoin Colfer ... Zito is a very good friend of Artemis Fowl, as can be seen when in the fifth book, he gives Artemis passes for an opera in exchange for a case of Bordeaux so ...
List Of Toad Patrol Characters - Supporting Characters and Villains - Artemis
... Artemis or "Artie" which he likes to be called, is a male goose who saved Fur Foot, Elf Cup and Panther Cap from Medea ...
... leads them to Lousoi where they were healed of their madness in a sanctuary of Artemis ... The temple of Artemis, which was respected by all the Greeks as a sacred shelter, was plundered by the Aetolians during the Social War (220–217 BC) ... The temple of Artemis and several buildings of the public centre of the town have been found ...
List Of My-Hi Me Child And Elements - HiMEs' Child - Eclipse 1 Artemis
... child was the giant satellite that float from outer space called Eclipse 1 Artemis ... Eclipse 1 Artemis can fire a Golden Lighting by the command of Alyssa through her golden hairs, as well as missiles to defend itself ... A reference to Artemis, the goddess of mountains, sometimes the moon, and hunting from Greek mythology ...
Artemis in Astronomy
... A minor planet, (105) Artemis a lunar crater the Artemis Chasma and the Artemis Corona have all been named for her ... Artemis is the acronym for "Architectures de bolometres pour des Telescopes a grand champ de vue dans le domaine sub-Millimetrique au Sol," a large ...