Artemis

I was originally just an Earth goddess, but now I am the goddess of hunting, killing, healing, childbirth, and the moon. My Greek name is Diana. My tree is the cypress tree. I am the daughter of Zeus and Leto. My twin brother is Apollo. My symbols are a golden bow and arrow, a hunting dog, a stag, and the moon.

Young girls sometimes pray to me and give me dolls or locks of hair at my temple. I used to have a temple in Ephesus that was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Sadly, some guy called Herostratus burned it down just to become famous. I miss that temple. It was eventually rebuilt by Alexander the Great (he was born on the day that my old temple was burned down), but then it was pillaged by Goths.

This is Ephesus. I used to have a temple there. Sadly, one was burnt and the other was pillaged. :(

A statue of me. :)

My tree is the cypress tree. It is so pretty! :D

Different pictures of my temple.

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2 years ago
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Your temples are nice, but I think I've got you all beat.

2 years ago
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No, my temple is so much better than all of your temples.

2 years ago
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Apollo, I love your temple. But Brother and Sister, do we have to fight about this again??? I don't want another Thanksgiving 2012... Remember?

2 years ago
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Yes we remember. We will try to keep our tempers to ourselves...but you did say you loved my temple which I don't remember you saying to Artemis, so I think we know who the real winner is. ;)

2 years ago
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Apollo, we all know you're my favorite half-sibling... jk. I like Artemis, too. Right Sis?

2 years ago
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I know that this is a day or two late, but my temple is the best... if you argue, i will send a tsunami to each of your temples @hermes99 @apolloswimswithdolphins @artemis

2 years ago
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Hermes, how could I forget?! Sadly, if you don't agree that my temple is the best, another Thanksgiving 2012 is exactly what we will have...

Also, you better like me. :P

Poseidon, stay far, far away from my temple...it has already been ruined twice. :(

2 years ago
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Sorry Uncle Poseidon... I hope I didn't upset you. (Even though, I'm pretty sure it was Artemis and Apollo) :P Please don't tell Father that we're all fighting again.

2 years ago
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Oh your father will know when there is another Thanksgiving 2012 (I swear I wasn't the one who threw the chair).. That man hears everything @hermes99