artemis

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(Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophesy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis Apollo , Phoebus , Phoebus Apollo
large temple of the Greek goddess Artemis which was begun at Ephesus in 541 BC and completed 220 years later; the temple was destroyed by the Goths in 262 Artemision at Ephesus
(Roman mythology) virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon; counterpart of Greek Artemis Diana
ancient Greek city on the western shore of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the Temple of Artemis; was a major trading center and played an important role in early Christianity Ephesus
(Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; Agamemnon was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to Troy; Artemis rescued her and she later became a priestess Iphigenia
wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology Latona , Leto
(Greek mythology) the daughter of Tantalus whose boasting about her children provoked Apollo and Artemis to slay them all; Niobe was turned to stone while bewailing her loss Niobe
(Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation Orion
(Greek mythology) a Titaness who became identified with Artemis as goddess of the moon Phoebe
any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium sage brush , sagebrush
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