In Greek and Roman mythology, many gods, goddesses and mythological characters are described as expert archers. The bow itself is an ambivalent symbol, sometimes carrying love, sometimes bringing death. This is part of the dualist vision of Eros and Thanatos, which is at the roots of antique cosmogony. 

Diana and Callisto

The birth of Ursa Major

Diana the Huntress

The birth of Venus

The education of Achilles