Artemis in Mythology

A summary of some myths pertaining to Artemis including her birth and how she gained many of her titles and attributes. Myths explored include that of her birth, Callimachus’ hymn to Artemis, the myth of the Niobids, Artemis and men, Iphigenia, and Artemis in pop culture. … More Artemis in Mythology

The Cult of Artemis at Brauron

Who, What, Where, When, Why? The remaining evidence for the existence of ancient Greek cults is often ambiguous. There are very few known details of what actually took place during religious ceremonies, rites, and festivals in classical Greece—as many religious practices were intentionally kept mysterious. The excavations of the site of Brauron in Attica however, have … More The Cult of Artemis at Brauron