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In the study of mythology, a lunar deity is a god or goddess associated with or symbolizing the Moon: see Moon (mythology). These deities can have a variety of functions and traditions depending upon the culture, but they are often related to or an enemy of the solar deity.

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Artemis...Goddess of the Moon (599 words)
As the Moon Goddess, she was sometimes identified with the Goddess Selene and Hectate.
The Amazonian Moon Goddess, she was worshiped at Ephesus, her entire torso covered with nurturing breasts.
As Goddess of the Hunt, she carried a silver bow and was accompanied by a stag and her pack of hounds, the Alani.
Goddess (1903 words)
The Goddess is the substance of the universe, she is the womb from which we all have sprung.
Holda is a fierce Germanic goddess of the sky, whose nocturnal rides with the souls of the unbaptised dead led to the Christian association of her with the demonic aspects of the wild hunt.
Kali is the Hindu goddess of death, destruction, fear and terror, and is the wife-consort of Siva, the destroyer.
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