Author(s) : Dawson Maria-Dimitra (19/3/2001)Translation : Gougla Dafni (30/12/2007)
For citation: Dawson Maria-Dimitra , "Artemisia I", 2007,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7570>
Artemisia I was the queen of Halicarnassus. Sometime before 480 BC, she assumed power in Halicarnassus and the islands of Cos, Nisyros and Calymnos. In 480 BC she participated with five ships in Xerxes’ expedition against Greece.
Queen of Halicarnassus
Date and Place of Death
5th century BC
Date and Place of Birth
5th century BC – Halicarnassus
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