Artemis, Greek goddess of the Hunt

Artemis, Greek goddess of the Hunt

As a child, Artemis asked her father Zeus to remain eternal virgin, and she became one of the three virgin goddesses in the Greek Pantheon (there are three virgin goddesses–Athena, Artemis and Hestia). Artemis would love to explore the wild, the mountains and she had absolute sovereignty over nature.

Artemis was usually accompanied by Nymphs and Oceanids, Artemis wanted that her followers, also huntresses, would stay virgin just as she was. She loved to hunt with arrows dipped in poison.

It was also said that when a woman died a sudden death, it was Artemis responsible for it.

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