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Becoming Classical Artemis: A Glimpse At The Evolution Of The Goddess As Traced In Ancient Arcadia Journal Of Arts And Humanities

In Greek and Roman mythology, diamonds were believed to be the tears of the gods or splinters that had broken off from falling stars. Artemis became a single of the most venerated of the Ancient Greek deities and Apollo is recognised as the god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun and light, and poetry. In Hellenistic occasions, as Apollo Helios, he became identified amongst Greeks with Helios, Titan god of the sun, and his twin sister Artemis similarly equated with Selene, Titan goddess of the moon. Artemis would take youngsters or women who were not treated effectively by...