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The goddess Artemis, was played by the actress Josephine Davison in the 2000 episode "Motherhood" of the TV series "Xena: Warrior Princess".

Josephine Davison - Artemis

As an Olympian deity, Artemis possesses immortality and some magical ability. As the Goddess of the hunt, Artemis has special arrows that can turn any mortal or deity into an animal. She is an expert archer, and never misses a shot. She was the daughter of Zeus and Hera. She was the older twin sister of Apollo, and the younger half sister of Athena (Paris Jefferson) and the Fates and older sister to Aphrodite, Ares, Discord and Hephaestus.

Xena (Lucy Lawless) invaded the Great Hall of Olympus and began battling Athena, Poseidon (Rick Jacobson), Discord (Meighan Desmond), Deimos (Joel Tobeck), Hephaestus (Julian Garner), Hades (Stephen Lovatt) and Artemis.

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Artemis' outfit included a low cut shiny gold dress which included a matching pleated skirt. She had gold colored opera gloves, gold boots that came up to her knee, and a metal armor plate that hung down the front of her forehead. Artemis had a decorative bow, and strapped over her shoulder was a quiver to hold unlimited arrows.

Artemis hid behind one of the greek columns and attempted to kill Xena by shooting arrows at her. Xena caught them and threw them back at Artemis. The two arrows plunged into Artemis' abdomen killing her instantly.

Trivia Edit

  • Josephine Davison also appeared as Arachne in the 1997 episode "Web of Desire" in the TV series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys".
  • Josephine Davison appeared as Princess Alexa in the 1997 episode "War Bride" of the TV series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys"
  • Josephine Davison also played villainess Morgana in 20 episodes of the 2005 TV series, "Power Rangers SPD".

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