None other than Artemis, or Diana, Apollo’s twin, and goddess of wild animals and hunting. Struck by Ever Angry Hera (or Juno), my least liked goddess, and a handful even for omnipotent Zeus.


‘Artemis sweet-garlanded lady of clamours answered him:

“It was your wife, Hera of the white arms, who hit me,

father, since hatred and fighting have fastened upon the immortals.”


Source: Homer, The Iliad of Homer, trans. Richmond Lattimore (Chicago: Chicago UP, 1961 (1951)), book XXI, p. 431-432


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