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In Greek mythology, '''Artemis''' was the maiden goddess of hunting, wild animals, and girls before their marriage, but also of childbirth.  She is the twin [[sister]] of Apollo, [[daughter]] of [[Zeus]] and [[Leto]]. At some point, she began to be identified with the [[moon]].  Her Roman equivalent was [[Diana]]
 
In Greek mythology, '''Artemis''' was the maiden goddess of hunting, wild animals, and girls before their marriage, but also of childbirth.  She is the twin [[sister]] of Apollo, [[daughter]] of [[Zeus]] and [[Leto]]. At some point, she began to be identified with the [[moon]].  Her Roman equivalent was [[Diana]]
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In some recent fiction there are male characters named Artemis, possibly through confusion with Artemus.

Revision as of 09:50, 4 March 2016

In Greek mythology, Artemis was the maiden goddess of hunting, wild animals, and girls before their marriage, but also of childbirth. She is the twin sister of Apollo, daughter of Zeus and Leto. At some point, she began to be identified with the moon. Her Roman equivalent was Diana

In some recent fiction there are male characters named Artemis, possibly through confusion with Artemus.