FAVORITE MYTHS: ORION AND ARTEMIS  “The waves brought his slain body to the shore,  and Diana [Artemis], grieving greatly that she had  struck him, and mourning his death with many tears,  put him among the constellations.”

FAVORITE MYTHS: ORION AND ARTEMIS “The waves brought his slain body to the shore, and Diana [Artemis], grieving greatly that she had struck him, and mourning his death with many tears, put him among the constellations.”

Orion- Greek myth: a great huntsman that fell in love with Artemis, the hunter goddess. She accidentally killed him while he was swimming in the ocean because someone challenged her to hit the moving target out in the water, which was Orion. Zeus took pity and made him into a constellation.

Orion

Orion- Greek myth: a great huntsman that fell in love with Artemis, the hunter goddess. She accidentally killed him while he was swimming in the ocean because someone challenged her to hit the moving target out in the water, which was Orion. Zeus took pity and made him into a constellation.

Uranometria orion - Orion (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Uranometria orion - Orion (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

orion star system | In Greek mythology, Orion was a giant and a great hunter. Artemis ...

orion star system | In Greek mythology, Orion was a giant and a great hunter. Artemis ...

Page with 31 different design / font styles for the mythology name Orion. Make Orion mythology name tattoo

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Page with 31 different design / font styles for the mythology name Orion. Make Orion mythology name tattoo

Orion was a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion. Ancient sources tell several different stories about Orion; there are two major versions of his birth and several versions of his death. The most important recorded episodes are his birth somewhere in Boeotia, his visit to Chios where he met Merope and was blinded by her father.

Orion was a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion. Ancient sources tell several different stories about Orion; there are two major versions of his birth and several versions of his death. The most important recorded episodes are his birth somewhere in Boeotia, his visit to Chios where he met Merope and was blinded by her father.

Some astronomical objects have endearing or quirky nicknames, inspired by mythology or their own appearance. Take, for example, the constellation of Orion (The Hunter), the Sombrero Galaxy, the Horsehead Nebula, or even the Milky Way. However, the vast majority of cosmic objects appear in astronomical catalogs and are given rather less poetic names based on the order of their discovery.  Two galaxies are clearly visible in this Hubble image, the larger of which is NGC 4424. This galaxy is…

Some astronomical objects have endearing or quirky nicknames, inspired by mythology or their own appearance. Take, for example, the constellation of Orion (The Hunter), the Sombrero Galaxy, the Horsehead Nebula, or even the Milky Way. However, the vast majority of cosmic objects appear in astronomical catalogs and are given rather less poetic names based on the order of their discovery. Two galaxies are clearly visible in this Hubble image, the larger of which is NGC 4424. This galaxy is…

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