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Artemis is a goddess in Greek mythology, and one of the Twelve Olympians. She is the daughter of Zeus and Gaia and the twin sister and wife of Apollo and mother to Orion

She is the goddess of hunting, wild animals and the wilderness. During the 5th century BC, Artemis became also known as the goddess of the moon, becoming one of the most powerful goddess

She is also known as the queen of Olympus and of all living things

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In Greek mythology, Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Gaia, twin sister and wife of Apollo. Gaia gave birth to the two in Olympus Artemis born first in the fall Apollo born months later in the spring. Hades knew of Artemis strong powers then all of the gods and goddess of Olympus He planned to steal Artemis powers Zeus feared of his brothers evil doing sent Artemis to the human world earth to be raised by humans Gaia and Zeus watched over Artemis with heavy hearts. Artemis sent her energy out to find her parents Zeus and Gaia but her engery entered her grandmother Rhea told her son about Artemis being out ther, 30 million years later Artemis found her parents and back to Olympus were she now rules as Queen of Olympus

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