hunting myth

Children of the Gods: Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, Forests, the Moon, and Archery

Goddess of virginity and protector of young girls, her adopted children are the Hunters of Artemis. She takes the worthy in, those with strength running through their veins; hidden or not. Their aim never wavers, their feet sprint along wooded paths as if they’ve known the forests their whole lives, following prey with hunter’s intuition. 


Modern Mythology: Artemis In the classical period of Greek mythology, Artemis was the goddess of (among other things) the hunt, she often was depicted as a huntress carrying a bow and arrows.


Angel Coulby as Belle

“It’s know no wonder that her name means beauty, her looks have got no parallel. But behind that fair façade I’m afraid she’s rather odd. Very different from the rest of us, she’s nothing like the rest of us, yes different from the rest of us is Belle.”


Artemis was  described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. She was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women; she often was depicted as a huntress carrying a bow and arrows. 

The deer and the cypress were sacred to her. In later Hellenistic times, she even assumed the ancient role of Eileithyia in aiding childbirth. 

Artemis was one of the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek deities. Her  Roman equivalent is Diana.

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↳ [1/1] Favorite Transformation - Artemis and Actaeon

Deep in the woods, Actaeon was hunting deer with a group of his friends and a large pack of dogs. By noon, the sun is beating down on them, and the group is getting tired from hunting all morning. Actaeon decides to give everyone a break and tells them they’ll resume hunting tomorrow morning. Meanwhile, the goddess Artemis is also hot and exhausted from hunting. She decides to take a break and goes to her secret grove to wash up. Artemis undresses and takes a refreshing bath with the help of her wood nymph handmaidens. Looking for a place to cool off, Actaeon wanders deep into the woods and stumbles upon the bathing goddess. The Wood Nymphs see Actaeon and freak out. They surround Artemis, hoping to shield her from Actaeon’s gaze. No such luck, though—Actaeon has already seen the goddess’s naked body. Shocked and embarrassed, Artemis reaches for her trusty bow. But then she gets a better idea and splashes water endowed with magical properties at Actaeon. As the water hits Actaeon, he’s transformed from a man to a deer. Frightened, he gallops away. Actaeon runs through the woods, crying and wondering what to do with himself. Suddenly, he encounters his pack of hunting dogs. The dogs don’t recognize their master in his deer form, and they begin to chase him. Terrified, Actaeon tries to flee, but he’s unable to outrun his canine pursuers. One sinks his teeth into Actaeon’s haunches and holds him down as the others descend upon him. Unable to call for help or defend himself, Actaeon is torn apart by his own dogs.


Woden’s Hunt, also known as the Wild Ride or Wild Hunt. A myth of devilish riders in the sky accompanied by black dogs, spectral beasts whose eyes glowed with fire, A Bearer of Death and Guardian of the Supernatural, the black dog is also known by its more common name… The Hellhound.

The hunters may be either elves or fairies or the dead…


Woden’s Hunt, also known as the Wild Ride or Wild Hunt. A myth of devilish riders in the sky accompanied by black dogs, spectral beings whose eyes glowed with fire.

A Bearer of Death and Guardian of the Supernatural, the black dog is also known by its more common name, the Hellhound.

Meta Me This: A New Mythology Intro

So it’s been quite a while since I’ve taken to writing a Meta, mainly because I am not a fan of rehashing the same things over and over again.  However, with new information comes new things.  And Teen Wolf finally gave me some information that I can work with, so in case you missed it there was a lovely bit of information posted.  Mainly this blurb:

Highlights of the week the casting of a Texas teen to play fan-created creature The Sluagh and a behind the scenes look at actors Cody Saintgnue and Dylan Sprayberry in their martial arts workout space.

This is exciting because it means I get to write a new meta about a mythological creature.  So without further adeiu let me introduce all of you to the Sluagh or as it is also known the Sluagh Sidhe.

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Mystery Trio

Pairing: Dippica
Word Count: 1,567
Summary: Pacifica never knew that hunting monsters and myths could be so fun.

“Goodnight, Pacifica darling.”

Her father’s words reached her just as her hand closed on the cool glass doorknob to her bedroom. She turned partway, pinching her housecoat closed at the top, and smiled at her parents, silhouetted by the light from the stairwell. She replied, “Goodnight,” before she slipped into her moonlit bedroom.

For a few seconds after the door clicked shut behind her, Pacifica remained still, her ear pressed to the wood as she waited for the tell-tale rustle of her mother’s long nightgown and the slap of her father’s silk slippers to fade down the hall. Another second, and the bar of light that seeped in under her door flicked off, plunging her room in near darkness.


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