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Artemis is also regarded as one of the Twelve Gods, the major deities of the Greek pantheon.
According to Greek mythology, during the 12th century BCE when the Trojan War was starting, Artemis stopped the wind so that King Agamemnon's ships could not cross the sea from Boeotia to Troy. The Mycenaean king had reportedly angered the goddess, and so she requested that he sacrifice his beloved daughter Iphigenia. However, when Iphigenia's sacrifice was about to happen, the goddess suddenly had a change of heart, pitied the young princess, and replaced her with a doe.
By the 5th century BCE, Artemis had a large statue raised on the island of Mykonos, and several temples dedicated to her all around Greece. She had also inspired a cult which begun on Chios, emulating her roles as huntress and protector of the wild, and then spread out into rest of the Greece. In addition, an armor set was attributed to her.
- A lieutenant named Artemis is available via the Helix Store for the ship Adrestia in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey.
- The mural depicting Artemis with a bow in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is based on a painting on an amphora from Late Classical period, depicting the Battle of the Giants and Gods.
- The statue of Artemis most commonly seen in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is based on Diana of Versailles, a Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original.
- ↑ Assassin's Creed: Odyssey – Boeotia: Site of Iphigenia's Sacrifice
- ↑ Assassin's Creed: Odyssey – Naxos: Deathbed of Ariadne
- ↑ Assassin's Creed: Odyssey – Phokis: Kalydonian Boar
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
- ↑ Assassin's Creed: Odyssey – The Daughters of Artemis
- ↑ Assassin's Creed: Odyssey – Arkadia: Origins of the Karyatids