Artemis and the maiden goddesses Britomartis, Diktynna, Aphea Britomartis (Greek: Βριτόμαρτις) or, more appropriately, Britomarpis1 was an ancient goddess who was primarily worshipped in Minoan Crete. Goddess of mountains and hunting, patroness of hunters, fishermen and sailors, she was sometime identified with the Aeginetan Aphaea (or Aphaia). According to some authors, she was also revered as Dictynna (Δίκτυννα).
Categoria: Symbolism & Mythology
The Planet Venus and the related Deities
The Planet Venus The planet Venus is the second planet nearest to the Sun. Also due to its reflecting ability, it reflects the Sun’s light so intensely that it appears the brightest natural object in Earth’s night sky after the Moon. Fig. 1: The phases of Venus and evolution of its apparent diameter [Kalyvas] Moving around the Sun and …