Artemis’ name means “uninjured” o “healthy,” and since she is one of the oldest known and most widely worshipped of the Greek Goddesses, she had many epithets associated with her. Some were commonly used; others were used only in particular areas. In general, the epithets refer to her rule over animales o childbirth: Artemis Admetus (untamed) Artemis Aegenetes (immortal) Artemis Aegina (wielder of the javelin) Artemis Aetole (the stormy one) Artemis Aglauros (from the heroine Aglauros) Artemis Agoraea (of the market place) Artemis Agraea (of uncultivated land) Artemis Agroletera...
Taken from A Pride of Princesses, por Shirley Climo.
Once upon a time, so the mythmakers said, there lived a Greek king who had three daughters. The oldest princess was very pretty. The segundo princess was quite charming. The youngest princess, whose name was Psyche, was so lovely that even the flores turned their heads to look at her.
Praise for Psyche's beauty spread throughout Greece and soon reached the ears of the gods and goddesses who dwelled high on Mount Olympus. "Ridiculous!" scoffed the goddess Aphrodite. "This princess is only a girl. I am the Goddess of Beauty."
What if there was a goddess that no one knew about? What if she was más powerfull than Zeus but más humble than Heistia? What if she was the human spirit of the sun, goddess of impulsivness, of energy, of decisions, of motivation?
Why are there all these what if's?
The goddess in question, called Anthoria, was the oldest child of Cronus and Rhea. She is dicho to be born from not her mothers womb, but from golden sunlight that fell on her mother in labor. She gave the gods the drive and fuel to keep fighting when they needed it, and took it away from her father when he had to much. She kept...