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Old 10-09-2015, 05:03 PM   #5
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Lightbulb Artemisia I of Caria


Rise of an Empire - Battle of Salamis..
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Artemisia I of Caria (Ancient Greek: Ἀρτεμισία; Persian: آرتمیس‎ fl. 480 BCE) was queen of Halicarnassus, a city of Dorian Greeks and Carians in the Achaemenid satrapy of Caria and of the nearby island of Kos, in about 480 BCE.. She fought as an ally of Xerxes I, King of Persia against the Greek city states during the second Persian invasion of Greece..


Map showing the Greek world at the time of the battle..

She personally commanded her contribution of 5 ships at the naval battle of Artemisium and in the naval Battle of Salamis in 480 BCE.. She is mostly known through the writings of Herodotus, himself a native of Halicarnassus, who praises her courage and the respect in which Xerxes held her...
http://www.sailingissues.com/navcourse0.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_I_of_Caria
http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=321Master, you don't understand!.Since we are born of our mother’s water, from her “birth canal,” we are thereby a maritime product, a shipped” commodity.. Our mothers were delivering a product under maritime law and that’s why we are born in a “delivery room..The Ship pulls into its berth” and ties to the “dock..How very much he knows...http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=374

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