Artemis and Apollo



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Artemis and Apollo


  • The god and godess of hunting.

  • Twins.

  • Born on the island of Delos when their mother was looking for a place to have labor.

  • Teamed up together to kill Tityus who was trying to rape their mother, Leto. Tityus was then punished in Hades.

  • Zeus’es wife Hera, tried to prevent Leto’s birth of Apollo and Artemis.

  • Their aunt, Themis, tried to act like their caretaker and fed them god foods like ambrosa and hectar.


Artemis


  • Artemis is the mistress of animals .

  • Artemis is also the protector of all living things.

  • She is also know as Potnia Theron.

  • Daughter of Zeus and Leto.

  • Helped her mother give birth to Apollo.

  • Shot Gration during the was of gods/goddeses.

  • Shot the daughters of Nobe because she had more kids than her mother did.

  • Killed Cornis after she was unfaithful to her brother.

  • The virgin godess and a protector figure for the women in child birth.

  • Godess of the hunt and moon.

  • Uses the arrows to punish people who wrong her and to relieve women in labor.

  • Wears a crescent moon on her head sometimes.


Apollo


  • Killed the sons of Nobe.

  • His lover Cornis cheated on him.

  • Never married but had more than a dozen children.

  • God of the sun and hunt.

Citations
March, Jenny. Classical Mythology. paperback . none. UK: Cassell, 1998. Print.
Mabry, Rob. "Greek Gods-Artemis and Apollo." ezinearticles.com. Ezine, 2010. Web. 15 Jan 2011. http://ezinearticles.com/?Greek-Gods---Artemis-and Apollo&id=3658676.
Coffey, Melissa. "Artemis." arthistory.sbc.edu. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan 2011. .


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