Artemisia i of caria

This amazing woman fought at the naval Battle of Artemisium and also the naval Battle of Salamis as a commander in the Persian navy. She was he only female commander. She was known for her decisiveness and intelligence, so much so that after the Battle of Salamis, Xerxes acknowledged her by sending her a complete suit of Greek armor for excelling above all the officers in the fleet.

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

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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.

300 Rise of an Empire True Story vs Movie - Artemisia, Themistocles

Artemisia of Caria was born some time during the 5th century. She was a noted naval commander at the Battle of Salamis in 480 BCE. With a dead husband and a son that was still a child, Artemisia ascended as ruler to the prominent kingdom of Caria. Rather than passively ruling or perhaps even surrendering control, she exercised a spirit for adventure and a penchant for warfare. Herodotus said “…her brave spirit and manly daring sent her forth to the war, when no need required her to…

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

Artemisia I of Caria, queen of Halicarnassus in c. 480 BC, ally of the Persian king Xerxes during his invasion of Greece. "...the king looking on at the fight perceived that her ship had charged the other; and one of those present said: 'Master, dost thou see Artemisia, how well she is fighting, and how she sank even now a ship of the enemy?' ...And Xerxes in answer to that which was said to him is reported to have uttered these words: 'My men have become women, and my women men.'  "

Artemisia I of Caria, queen of Halicarnassus in c. 480 BC, ally of the Persian king Xerxes during his invasion of Greece. "...the king looking on at the fight perceived that her ship had charged the other; and one of those present said: 'Master, dost thou see Artemisia, how well she is fighting, and how she sank even now a ship of the enemy?' ...And Xerxes in answer to that which was said to him is reported to have uttered these words: 'My men have become women, and my women men.' "

"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

Legendary Persian king Xerxes appointed Artemisia I of Caria as one of his military commanders during the battle of Salamis.  As the only female commander, she commanded 5 ships.  Xerxes did not always agree with her counsel, but his decision to return to Asia Minor after the battle was advised by Artemisia, which turned out to be a good decision.

Francesco Furini Italian Baroque Era Painter, Andromeda Lais by school of Furini Lot and his Daughters St. Agatha Artemisia Prepares to Drink the Ashes of her Husband, Mausolus

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

Artemisia I of Caria (born in Halicarnassus and fl. 480 B.C.) - Greek queen of the ancient Greek city-state of Halicarnassus and of the nearby islands of Kos, Nisyros and Kalymnos, within the satrapy of Caria. She fought as an ally of Xerxes against the independent Greek city states during the second Persian invasion of Greece. She personally commanded her contribution of five ships at the naval battle of Artemisium and in the naval Battle of Salamis.

Artemisia I of Caria (born in Halicarnassus and fl. 480 B.C.) - Greek queen of the ancient Greek city-state of Halicarnassus and of the nearby islands of Kos, Nisyros and Kalymnos, within the satrapy of Caria. She fought as an ally of Xerxes against the independent Greek city states during the second Persian invasion of Greece. She personally commanded her contribution of five ships at the naval battle of Artemisium and in the naval Battle of Salamis.

Artemisia I of Caria - Battle of Salamis 480 BCE by Uracca.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

It's Queen Artemisia of Caria, the Woman who personally contributed and led her 5 ships for the Persian Navy in the battle of Battle of Artemisium and B. Artemisia I of Caria - Battle of Salamis 480 BCE

Artemisia I of Caria (5th Century BCE), queen and naval commander in the Greco-Persian wars | 15 Historical Women They Should Have Taught You About In School

15 Historical Women They Should Have Taught You About In School

Artemisia I of Caria Century BCE), queen and naval commander in the Greco-Persian wars

Artemisia I, Tirana de Caria y almirante del Imperio persa. ************************************** Artemisia I queen of Caria and Admiral of Persia empire.  #illustration #ilustración #ilustrator #book #ilustratedbook #publisher #editorial #libro #albumilustrado #atlas #woman #womanhistory #historia #mujeres #feminismo #feminism #beautuful #warrior #admiral #queen

Artemisia I, Tirana de Caria y almirante del Imperio persa. ************************************** Artemisia I queen of Caria and Admiral of Persia empire. #illustration #ilustración #ilustrator #book #ilustratedbook #publisher #editorial #libro #albumilustrado #atlas #woman #womanhistory #historia #mujeres #feminismo #feminism #beautuful #warrior #admiral #queen

Artemisia I of Caria - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Artemisia I of Caria

Artemisia of Caria (also known as Artemisia I) was the queen of the Anatolian region of Caria (south of ancient Lydia, in modern-day Turkey).

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