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Artemisia Gentileschi is another famous bearer. She painted the famous "Judith Beheading Holofernes".
-- Morsa  4/26/2006
The original Artemisia of Halicarnassus (mother of the 4th century Artemisia mentioned already) was famous for her role in the turning point of the Persian War in Greece. As queen, she used cunning to save herself and her ship at the expense of an ally, but still convinced the Persian king of her bravery and he said, "My men have turned into women and my women into men!"
-- ailiathena  3/8/2008
Artemisia oth Hinriad is a character from the 1953 sci-fi novel "The Stars, Like Dust", by Isaac Asimov.

It is also a genus of prawns (rather less exotically).
-- keepitreal  1/29/2011
Artemisia was the name of Elefseus' twin sister from Sound Horizon's 6th Story CD Moira.
-- Anonymous User  4/20/2012

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