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.
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.
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.