Photo: Diana of Versailles(Artemis with a hind), LouvreMuseum, Paris, France.
Artemis Family: Daughter of Leto & Zeus, Twin brother Apollo Goddess: Of the Hunt, Wildlife, Forests, Childbirth and Virgins/Chastity. It is also said she has influence over the moon. Appearance: Usually seen as a beautiful young woman, she wears outfits that allow her to hunt easily and allow her freedom of movement. Weapon: Bow & Arrow
Artemis Strengths: Independence, Courage, Confidence and Physical Strength, also immune to Aphrodite’s love powers Weaknesses: can be impulsive and vengeful, has a dislike for all males which can cloud her judgment. Diana a roman goddess and equated with Artemis. There is almost no differences between them.
Myth while Actaeon (a greatOne day,hunter) was on his way to hunt, hestumbled upon the divine virginArtemis, bathing naked. Amazedby her beautiful body and divinegrace, he couldnt help staring.When Artemis became aware ofthis intrusion, she got furious andpunished Actaeon bytransforming him into a stag.Actaeon own hunting dogsjumped on him and tore him topieces, thinking that he was a realstag.
Evan though shewas a gentle womanby nature, she was Artemisextremely fierce andprotective of bothher independence and privacy. At an early age her father asked what gift she would like from him. She asked to never have to get married, always travel in the companion of young nymphs, live her own life freely and enjoying the hunt and beauty of nature. Her silver arrows did not cause any pain, She took because she did not special care of like to bring any young animals needless suffering to and children any creature that she hunted.