Artemisia I of Caria. Known primarily through Herodotus, she led 5 warships in the Battle of Salamis (480 BCE), fighting for the Persian King Xerxes against the allied Greek city states led by Sparta and Athens.

Artemisia I of Caria. Known primarily through Herodotus, she led 5 warships in the Battle of Salamis BCE), fighting for the Persian King Xerxes against the allied Greek city states led by Sparta and Athens.

List of Epic Queens  (part 1/3): Hatshepsut / Nefertiti/ Artemisia of Caria/ Cleopatra VII/ Livia Augusta/ Agrippina Minor/ Boudica

themindofshmell: “ My List of Epic Queens (part Hatshepsut / Nefertiti/ Artemisia of Caria/ Cleopatra VII/ Livia Augusta/ Agrippina Minor/ Boudica Because I felt this lovely post was missing some.

Queen Artemisia of Caria, rather than rely on brute force or sheer numbers to conquer her enemies, Artemisia was renowned for her cunning tactics and subterfuge.

Queen Artemisia of Caria was a notable naval commander of the Greco-Persian wars. She was admired by the Persian King Xerxes as well as Herodotus.

Battle of Salamis, September 480 BC...Greek victory over the Persians ensured the emergence of Western civilization as a major force in the world

Battle of Salamis, September 480 BC.Greek victory over the Persians ensured the emergence of Western civilization as a major force in the world

Herodotus had a favorable opinion of Artemisia, despite her support of Persia and praises her decisiveness and intelligence and emphasises her influence on Xerxes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_I_of_Caria

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How Queen Artemisia I of Caria would have looked in terms of how she dressed and wore her hair. This artifact was unearthed from an ancient Spartan colony that existed in the same time period. She is portrayed by Eva Green in 300: Rise of an Empire.

How Queen Artemisia I of Caria would have looked in terms of how she dressed and wore her hair. This artifact was unearthed from an ancient Spartan colony that existed in the same time period. She is portrayed by Eva Green in Rise of an Empire.

Artemisia (Eva Green) dresses the part of warrior in a bronze breastplate, mesh sleeves and bronze cuffs. She's girded for battle with leather strips and skirting in '300: Rise of an Empire.'

Eva Green conquers '300: Rise of an Empire'

Artemisia (Eva Green) dresses the part of warrior in a bronze breastplate, mesh sleeves and bronze cuffs. She's girded for battle with leather strips and skirting in Rise of an Empire.

Artemisia Of Caria (The Thinking Girl’S Treasury Of Real Princesses) By Albert Nguyen PDF

Artemisia Of Caria (The Thinking Girl’S Treasury Of Real Princesses) By Albert Nguyen PDF

Artemisia I of Caria, 480 BC - Women War Queens by Gambargin on DeviantArt

A Quick Concept Drawing for Artemisia I of Caria, Queen of Halicarnassus. Artemisia I was the first recorded female naval commander in the history, fame. Artemisia I of Caria, 480 BC - Women War Queens

vesperlynds: “ Artemisia I of Caria was a Queen of Halicarnassus. She fought alongside Xerxes I of Persia in the Greco-Persian wars and was the only female naval commander. She fought at both the naval Battle of Artemisium as well as the naval Battle...

vesperlynds: “ Artemisia I of Caria was a Queen of Halicarnassus. She fought alongside Xerxes I of Persia in the Greco-Persian wars and was the only female naval commander. She fought at both the naval Battle of Artemisium as well as the naval Battle.

Artemisia (آرتمیس)  was an ancient Carian queen of the Achaemenid satrapy province of Caria. She was an ally of Xerxes I during the Second Persian invasion of Greece. She fought at the naval Battle of Artemisium and the naval Battle of Salamis at 480 BC as a commander in the Persian navy. She was the only female commander. Artemisia commanded five Persian ships at the Battle of Salamis.

ancient Carian queen of the Achaemenid satrapy province of Caria

Artemisia I of Caria. Queen and Naval Commander. Advised her ally, Xerxes, against waging the battle that led to his downfall.

Queen Artemisia of Caria is mentioned by a handful of ancient Greek writers who would have lived some years after her death.

"ARTEMISIA I OF CARIA TAS 05/11/2017" by mimi1207 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art

"ARTEMISIA I OF CARIA TAS 05/11/2017" by mimi1207 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art

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