Artemis was the goddess of the moon and the hunt. Her roman name was Diana. She spent her time in the woods and mountains. Her special skills/powers were running, hunting, and archery
Her parents were Leto and Zeus. She had a twin brother Apollo god of light and the sun. Artemis never married.
For nine days and nine nights Leto(mother) suffered in pain until on the tenth day,Leto gave birth to Artemis, she then helped her mother deliver her twin, Apollo
Artemis was depicted as goddess of the hunt, bearing a bow and arrow
She was associated with the moon.
Brauronia is a festival where the people had angered Artemis by killing a important bear and were punished by a plague.
Yes the city of Ephesus in Asian Centers worshipped her.
A great hunter, Actaeon who always hunted in the woods with his dogs, came upon Artemis.
Instead of going away at once ,as he should have, he watched her.
Artemis became so angry she turned him into a deer, making his own dogs automatically turn on him and tear him to shreds.
Artemis is seen as unforgiving and protective of herself. She has the power to transform Actaeon into a deer.
Any compulsive sudden death of women was attributed to Artemis. This concludes our presentation on Artemis, goddess of the hunt and moon.
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