ARTEMISSION (Ancient city) ISTIEA
Artemisium (Artemision). The name of the northern coast and of a promontory of Euboea, immediately opposite the Thessalian Magnesia, so called from the temple of Artemis Proseoa, belonging to the town of Histiaea. It was off this coast that the Grecian fleet fought with the fleet of Xerxes, B.C. 480. (Herod. vii. 175, viii. 8; Plut. Them. 7; Diod. xi. 12.)
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