When the river god went after Arethusa, one of Artemis' followers, the goddess turned her into a spring to keep Arethusa safe. Aventine Hill is obviously located in Rome and is one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. Arrianrhod - A Celtic Earth goddess and the daughter of Beli. She has been seen and viewed externally as the virgin protector of youth, chastity, and fertility. Artemis thus also came to be regarded as the goddess of the flocks and the chase:
Callimachus, Hymn 3 to Artemis 10 ff trans. Shewring Greek epic C8th B. In Rome, Diana was regarded as protector of the lower classes, particularly of slaves. Two of the three statues are Roman copies. Lady of many shrines, of many cities, hail!
Celtic Deities and Mythic Figures
After the Battle of Mag Tuiredh "moytura" , where their treaty-refusing king was killed by the Morrigan, they were confined to Connacht. He was on hand for Cuchulain's death after killing his horse Cuchulain had killed Erc's father. The list above excludes most of these because its purpose is one of comparative mythology whose focus is on beings recognizable across cultures, times, and places: The four birds of kisses that circle his head now appear in the "xxxx"s written in love letters. Yea and Kyrene Cyrene thou madest thy comrade, to whom on a time thyself didst give two hunting dogs, with whom the maiden daughter of Hypseus beside the Iolkian tomb won the prize.
She is the personification of the Earth, and in Rome she was worshipped as the goddess Terra. At the Battle of Ventry he helped the Fianna hold back the Romans. Compare with the Greek Enyo and the Roman Ballona. She is the personification of the moon's positive attribute, and a role model for many feminist Witches as representative of female strength, independence, self-esteem, and warriorlike aggressiveness. She was one of the 12 Great Olympians, and rival for the goddess Peresphone for the love of the Greek youth Adonis. It is curious that Diana seems to also be tilting back her arrow and seems to be aiming to the cosmos, which would accurately fit her depiction as the goddess of the moon, which she later takes on. Nor does faction wound their race--faction which ravages even the well-established houses: