The name Artemis nounfeminine is of unknown or uncertain etymology,   although various sources have been proposed. As Agroterashe was especially associated as the patron goddess of hunters. In this role, she was often given a name reflecting the tribe of family who worshiped her and asked for her protection. Like her Greek counterpart, she was also a goddess of domestic animals. Drawing Down the Moon: This is due to a seeming reluctance or taboo by the early Latins to name underworld deities, and the fact that they believed the underworld to be silent, precluding naming. A girl teased the bear, and, in some versions of the myth, it killed her, while, in other versions, it clawed out her eyes.
Diana In Roman mythology, Diana was the goddess of the woodlands, of wild animals, and of hunting.
She was sometimes identified by the name Phoebethe feminine form of her brother Apollo's solar epithet Phoebus. Diana, although a female deity, has exactly the same functions, preserving mankind through childbirth and royal succession. Such statues were displayed at places where three roads met. Huntingsport that involves the seeking, pursuing, and killing of wild animals and birds, called game and game birds, primarily in modern times with firearms but also with bow and arrow. Artemis pities Arethusa and saves her by transforming Arethusa into a spring in Artemis' temple, Artemis Alphaea in Letrini, where the goddess and her attendant drink. The child of nature is often emotionally very sensitive and prefers solace and the company of animals to being with people. Archived from the original on