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ID: 901000323
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000323
Record Type: Character/Person

Artemis (Greek deity)

Note: In Greek religion, the goddess of wild animals, the hunt, and vegetation, and of chastity and childbirth. Artemis was the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo. The worship of Artemis probably flourished in Crete or on the Greek mainland in pre-Hellenic times. Many of Artemis’ local cults, however, preserved traces of other deities, often with Greek names, suggesting that, upon adopting her, the Greeks identified Artemis with nature divinities of their own. The virginal sister of Apollo is very different from the many-breasted Artemis of Ephesus, for example.

Display Date: since pre-Hellenic times

Names:
Artemis (Greek deity) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Αρτεμις (Greek deity) (Greek,U,N)
Artemisa (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Artemida (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
Artemide (Greek deity) (undetermined,U,N)
阿耳忒弥斯 (Greek deity) (Chinese,U,N)
アルテミス (Greek deity) (Japanese,U,N)
أرتميس (Greek deity) (Arabic,U,N)
아르테미스 (Greek deity) (Korean,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Artemis (Greek deity) (I)
Related Iconography:
associated with .... Callisto
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Callisto (Greco-Roman character)) [901001960]
associated with .... Syrinx
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Syrinx (Greek nymph)) [901000489]
child of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
sibling of .... Apollo
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Apollo (Greco-Roman deity)) [901000109]
counterpart is .... Diana
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Roman iconography, Roman characters, Diana (Roman deity)) [901000118]
has parallels with .... Atalanta
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Atalanta (Greek character)) [901000813]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
deity of .... hunting
.....(forest and nature activities, physical activities by location, physical activities by specific context, physical activities, Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Ancient Greek (culture or style)
.....(Aegean periods, Aegean, Mediterranean (Early Western World), Early Western World, styles, periods, and cultures by region, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
deity of .... wild animals
.....(animals by location or context, Animalia (kingdom), Eukaryota (domain), living organisms (entities), Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Artemis (Greek deity)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014110560
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92C3 (story of) Diana (Artemis)
Αρτεμις (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Artemisa (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Artemida (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Artemide (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
阿耳忒弥斯 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
アルテミス (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
أرتميس (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
아르테미스 (Greek deity)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 92C3 (story of) Diana (Artemis)
................ Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no2014110560

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