Mythological Characters


- The daughter of Jupiter and Latona, Diana, was known as the Roman god of hunting and the goddess of the moon.  
- associated with wild animals and the forests they lived in. 
- Oak groves were really special and sacred to her. 
- She was renowned widely for her strength, athletic grace and ability, beauty, and hunting skills.
- She is known as a symbol of imagination, thought, sensibility, and creative insanity of many poets and artists. 
- Worshipped in a temple on Aventine Hill, Diana was made the god of a present-day religion called  Dianic Wicca. 
- In Roman mythology though, she is equivalent of the Greek Artemis.

Source: "Diana Goddess of the Moon nad Hunting." 20 May 2008 <>.

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