Artemis’ divine powers came from worshipers that were received mostly in prayers and tributes. She was the goddess of the hunt, therefore many hunters and bow users would praise her before a hunting expedition or a battle. As goddess of the wilderness, she was the power of everything in the wild. Artemis’ sacred animals include the deer, boar and bear. Artemis’ powers in childbirth are kind of ironic since she is the virgin goddess. She is known of this by helping her mother, Leto, though the child birth of her twin brother, Apollo (Atsma). Artemis is known as the protector of women and girls mostly because of being the goddess of fertility.
Artemis was a gifted huntress. She spent most of her time in the wild or on the mountains with her nymphs. ...
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...iot that Artemis rode in was carried by her sacred deer or stags. These stags were very sacred to Artemis in the fact that they were her closet complains, besides her nymphs and hunting partners. Artemis and her stag were so well known that there is even a bronze sculpture of Artemis standing side by side with her sacred stags. This sculpture could be found at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery until 2007 when an anonymous bidder purchased it for $28.6 million dollars. This was the highest sale price of any sculpture for its time.
In conclusion, Artemis was the goddess of fertility, the hunt, and all of the wilderness, which included many people that worshiped her. This came with many challenges and rewards for the eternal virgin goddess while still trying to do what she loved; hunting. Overall, Artemis should be one of the most respected goddess on Mount Olympus of all.
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