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Gender Feminine
Scripts Αρτεμις(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. AR-TEH-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.

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Sculpture of the goddess ArtemisSculpture of the goddess Artemis

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