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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΑρτεμις Greek
PronouncedPron.AR-TE-MEES Classical Greek
AHR-tə-mis English
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly related either to Greek αρτεμης (artemes) "safe" or αρταμος (artamos) "a butcher". Artemis was the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting, the twin of Apollo and the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She was known as Diana to the Romans.
Other Languages & CulturesArtemisia Ancient Greek

Images

Sculpture of the goddess ArtemisSculpture of the goddess Artemis

Categories

archers, children of Zeus, DC Comics characters, goddesses, hunters, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia characters, literature, lunar deities, moon, mythology, Olympians, Sailor Moon characters, Will and Grace characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute