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Full Strawberry Moon in Sagittarius – 20 June 2016                              …

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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.

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.

Benedetta Capriotti-“Artemis, the hunt for hunters :)”

Benedetta Capriotti-“Artemis, the hunt for hunters :)”

A wonderful illustration of the ancient Greek goddess, Artemis by Flemish historical painter, Joseph-François Ducq.  The painting is entitled, "Diana" which is the Roman equivalent of Artemis (Ἄρτεμις), the goddess of hunting, wild animals, etc.

A wonderful illustration of the ancient Greek goddess, Artemis by Flemish historical painter, Joseph-François Ducq. The painting is entitled, "Diana" which is the Roman equivalent of Artemis (Ἄρτεμις), the goddess of hunting, wild animals, etc.

Greek Mythology: Artemis, goddess of the wildland

Greek Mythology: Artemis, goddess of the wildland

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