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Unformatted text preview: • Potnia Theron • (Mistress of the Beasts) She is the protector of chastity and purity since she asked for Zeus to grand her eternal virginity Goddess of fertility • Artemis of Ephesus Actaeon • Watched Artemis and her nymphs bathe • Punishment-turned into a stag • Themes and meaning Niobe • Boast about her children • Reaction of Artemis and Apollo • Niobe’s fate- turned to stone...
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