Artemis Picture

my entry for contest [link]

Artemis, the goddess of the wilderness. She is the twin sister of Apollo and like him she carries a bow. She is most noted for her love/hate relationship with animals, especially the deer and is often depicted with deer. She both cares for them and hunts animals down almost viciously, and mountain storms were said to be her hunting the wildlife, that were stampeding away from her in terror, causing thunder. She is the goddess of places that are dangerous, not well known, and difficult to reach. Greeks feared her because she represents the unknown. If it is unknown, it cannot be understood and so it is difficult to defend against. She was often more feared than Hades and the underworld, because with them you knew exactly what would happen, and with Artemis it was nothing but mystery.

I used [link] as a reference for the deer.
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