The Sanctuary of the Brauronian Artemis, Attica

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 31 May 2022

Artemis was worshiped in Brauronia as the goddess of greenery and hunting, as well as the protectress of women during childbirth and of babies. The sanctuary, located in Attica, Greece, dates to the first half of the 5th century BCE.

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Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who acquired a BA degree in History and Ethnology in Greece, and an MA degree in Ancient History in the Netherlands. He is fascinated by the ancient history of maritime and nomadic cultures.

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Fountoukis, A. (2022, May 31). The Sanctuary of the Brauronian Artemis, Attica. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15979/the-sanctuary-of-the-brauronian-artemis-attica/

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Fountoukis, Athanasios. "The Sanctuary of the Brauronian Artemis, Attica." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 31, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15979/the-sanctuary-of-the-brauronian-artemis-attica/.

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Fountoukis, Athanasios. "The Sanctuary of the Brauronian Artemis, Attica." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2022. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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