Where did Artemis live?


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In the Ancient Greek myths, Artemis is an adolescent to post-adolescent huntress most often found wandering through the forests and wilderness, dancing in groves or hunting in shadowy mountains. She was also associated with the moon, though she is not said to have been the moon, necessarily.

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Artemis is the Ancient Greek goddess of wildlife, the hunt, archery and, sometimes, the moon. She delights in the hunt and being amongst the wild things of the world, who she also protects. It wasn't until slightly later in the Greek mythic tradition that her association with the moon, who was known as Selene, began. Artemis is a virgin goddess who cherishes her freedom, refusing to be tamed or married. She is quick-tempered when the wilderness, wildlife or her chastity are not respected, resulting in the deaths of many Ancient Greek heroes.

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