Thread: Greater Deities
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:03 AM   #36
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Default Re: Greater Deities

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Originally Posted by Blackwing
Back in the old days when hunting was more common I'd agree with you. Unless Artemis has managed to strech into the more metaphysical hunting aspects I don't think she's doing so well these days.
Ah, goddess of the moon and chastity, among other things? Hardly any of the Greeks had only one function. And the moon has not fallen from heaven.

Artemis was still a significant figure in the Renaissance; poets compared Elizabeth I, in her capacity as the Virgin Queen, to her.
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