Day: October 2, 2021

Madeleine de Scudéry’s Femmes Illustres – Ἀρτεμισία

Artemisia II of Caria Ἀρτεμισία Artemisia was a commander and naval strategist, sister and wife of Mausolus, ruler of Caria in the Achaemenid Empire. She ruled Caria for two years after his death, succeeding him as satrap, before some of the coastal cities and islands in the Achaemenid Empire revolted against her, on the basis […]