Artemis [’Αρτεμις] is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo. She is the hellenic goddess of the hunt, archery, wild animals, forests and hills, and the moon. Artemis was one of the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek deities. Homer refers to her as “Artemis of the wildland, Mistress of Animals”. . She was a huntress, depicted carrying a bow and arrows. The deer and the cypress were sacred to her. The moon is her symbol.