Contemporary painting of Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, by Joanna Barnum. Artemis is one of the most venerated Ancient Greek goddesses. She is Goddess of the Hunt and the Moon, and She valued Her own Chastity greatly. She assisted Her own Mother’s Birth of Her Twin, Apollo. Because of this, She is also a Goddess of Childbirth. She is a daughter of Zeus and the Titan Leto, and a Protectress of Maidens, Women in Childbirth, the Forest and all who inhabit it.