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(Olympian) ARTEMIS

Also known as CYNTHIA, AMARYNTHIA
Greek Goddess of : The Hunt, Childbirth
Attributes : Bow, Golden Arrows
Festival Days :
When in Rome : Diana

One of the twelve Olympian Gods. Artemis is Virgin goddess of the hunt and twin sister of Apollo.

She would inflict terrible punishment on anyone who threatened her chastidy and Orion was on the receiving end of a particularly nasty incident involving a scorpion when he tried to get fruity.

In a bizarre twist, the virgin goddess with bullet proof pants was also the patron of child birth. Work that out if you can.
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'ARTEMIS' - Greek entry : 26 April 2007
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