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1) Artemis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Artemis, (ar´tmis) (KEY) , in Greek religion and mythology, Olympian goddess, daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. Artemis' early worship, especially...

2) Artemis. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Artemis (AHR-tuh-mis) The Greek name for Diana, the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon; the daughter of Zeus and the sister of Apollo. Artemis was also called...

3) Artemis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology The virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon and twin sister of Apollo. Greek....

4) Chapter 1. The King of the Wood. § 2. Artemis and Hippolytus. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...It has been suggested, with great plausibility, that in the handsome Hippolytus, beloved of Artemis, cut off in his youthful prime, and yearly mourned by damsels,...

5) From "Orion: An Epic Poem" by Richard Henry Horne. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
... Meeting of Orion and Artemis AFAR the hunt in vales below has sped, But now behind the wooded mount ascends, Threading its upward mazes of rough boughs, Moss d trunks...

6) Britomartis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , in ancient religion and mythology, Cretan goddess, sometimes identified with Artemis. To escape the amorous pursuit of Minos, she jumped into the sea, but...

7) Chapter 1. The King of the Wood. § 3. Recapitulation. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...WE can now perhaps understand why the ancients identified Hippolytus, the consort of Artemis, with Virbius, who, according to Servius, stood to Diana as Adonis to...

8) Callisto, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Callisto, in Greek mythology, (klis´to) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, an attendant of Artemis. Because she forsook her chastity and bore a son, Arcas, to Zeus, she...

9) Arethusa, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arethusa, in Greek mythology, (arithoo´s) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, nymph favored by Artemis and loved by the river god Alpheus. While Arethusa was bathing in his...

10) Leto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(le´to) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe and mother of Artemis and Apollo. When she conceived twins by Zeus, Hera sent the serpent...

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