Judith and Her Maidservant (1613) by Artemisia Gentileschi

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Absolutely. The name goes back as far as I know at least 2500 years, to Artmesia I of Caria. She was a naval commander who served under Xerxes.

Artmesia I fought at the Battle of Artmesium in 480BC, named as such not after her, but for the Straits of Artmesium, which is in turn named after the Greek goddess Artemis (this battle was the naval engagement that took place simultaneously with the more well known Battle of Thermopylae. She also fought at the follow up Battle of Salamis, a turning point in the second Persian invasion of Greece.)

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