Artemisia. 1. The great feast of Artemis,. held yearly at Syracuse, in Sicily.
2. Queen of Halicarnassus, who assisted Xerxes in his invasion of Greece (480 B.C.) and fought with such courage at Salamis that the Spartans erected a statue to her.
3. Queen of Caria in the fourth century B.C., the wife of Mausolus, to whose memory she erected the Mausoleum.