A surname of Artemis in her relation to wild animals. She was one of the principal deities of the Amazons. She had a temple under this name at Amphipolis. Her festival was the Tauropolia (Ταυροπόλια).


Her head frequently appears on the coins of the city. One silver coin shows her riding on a prancing bull, and carrying a torch in either hand.



  • Diodorus Siculus, xviii, 4.
  • Jebb, R.C. (1907). Commentary on Sophocles: Ajax. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 172-200.
  • Livy. The History of Rome xliv, 44.4.