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Artume (also called Aritimi, Artames, or Artumes) was an Etruscan goddess who was the goddess of night, of the moon (like another goddess, Losna), death, nature, woods and fertility. She was associated with the Greek goddess Artemis in later history.[1] Aritimi was also considered the founder of the Etruscan town Aritie, which is today the Italian town Arezzo.[citation needed]

Artume in popular culture[edit]

Artume appeared as a recurring character in Marvel Comics.[2]


  1. ^ Thomson de Grummond, Nancy (2006). Etruscan Myth, Sacred History, and Legend. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pp. 12, 51, 99–103, 130–32, 141, 149, 158. ISBN 978-1-931707-86-2.  Referred to as "Artumes".
  2. ^ Van Lente, Fred; Pak, Greg; et al. (December 31, 2008). "Incredible Hercules #124". Marvel Universe. Retrieved 26 April 2010.