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  Artemisia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Artemisia was the name of two queens of Halicarnassus in the 5th century BC and 4th century BC.
The first Artemisia was the daughter of Lygdamis and was set up as the tyrant of Halicarnassus by the Persians, who were at the time the overlords of Ionia, after the death of her husband.
She participated in the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC as a Persian ally with five ships, but as she was about to be captured by the Greeks, she purposely or accidentally rammed and sunk a Persian ship, causing the Greeks to spare her life as they believed she had defected to the Greek side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemisia   (292 words)

 Artemisia (plant) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artemisia abrotanum and the artemisias that are lumped together as "Dusty Miller", and wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) were used to flavor the liqueur Absinthe.
Absinth wormwood or green ginger (Artemisia absinthium) was used to repel fleas and moths, and in brewing (wormwood beer, wormwood wine).
Artemisia arborescens L. (Tree Wormwood, or Sheeba in Arabic) is a very bitter herb indigenous to the Middle East that is used in tea, usually with mint.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemisia_(plant)   (762 words)

 Women in Art- Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia returned to Rome in 1620 but relocated to Naples in 1630 where she spent the remainder of her life living in comfort and enjoying the patronage of nobility.
Artemisia's experience was not unusual, for rape and violence against women were as commonplace in seventeenth century Italy as they still are, unfortunately, today.
Artemisia's Judith paintings are powerful images, resisted by many who find the occasional violence perpetrated by women more shocking than the ubiquitous violence practiced by men.
www.mystudios.com /women/fghij/gentileschi.html   (602 words)

 Thursday's Plant -- Artemisia ludoviciana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the wild, artemisia is found in rocky areas on dry, well-drained soils.
Artemisia can be used as an attractive border, or mowed as a groundcover.
Artemisia is evergreen when mowed, and grows to 1-3 feet tall.
www.greenbeam.com /features/plant021201.stm   (443 words)

Her name was Artemisia; she was the daughter of Lygdamis, and was of Halicarnassian stock on her father's side and Cretan on her mother's.
This is what happened in the case of Artemisia, and, as a result of it, she stood even higher in the king's estimation.
While he was consulting the Persians whom he had summoned, he decided to summon Artemisia, too, to come to the conference, because on the previous occasion she seemed to be the only one who had known what should be done.
www.stoa.org /diotima/anthology/artemisia.shtml   (1906 words)

 Mugwort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mugwort or Common Wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris) is a species from the daisy family Asteraceae.
It was also used as an anthelminthic, so it is sometimes confused with wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).
Mugwort is much used in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine in a pulverized, aged, and recompounded form called moxa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemisia_vulgaris   (436 words)

Artemisia, known in literature as wormwood, is a bushy perennial that grows from two to four feet (60 to 120 centimeters) high.
Artemisia is a powerful parasite exterminator that is compatible with intestinal flora and cleanses the intestines.
Artemisia soothes inflamed intestinal tissues, aids digestion, and promotes the circulation of nutrients to the cells, and alleviates abdominal cramping.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_artemisia.htm   (327 words)

 Cappella Artemisia
Cappella Artemisia takes a resourceful approach to this repertoire, certainly in keeping with the spirit of inventiveness that the nuns themselves needed to adopt in order to bring music into their lives (many were the nuns who played trombone!).
Cappella Artemisia, founded in 1991, is an all-women vocal ensemble from Bologna, Italy, and consists of a core of 8-10 singers with continuo.
The women singers who make up Cappella Artemisia come from a variety of musical backgrounds, (classical, operatic, folk, pop...) but are united by their love for the early repertoire, while the instrumentalists are all established performers in the field of early music.
www.cappella-artemisia.com   (420 words)

Artemisia x'Powis Castle' is a hybrid between Artemisia arborescens and Artemisia absinthium.
Artemisia lactiflora, white mugwort, is somewhat of an oddity among the artemisias.
Artemisia ludoviciana, commonly known as white sage or Louisiana artemisia, grows 2 to 3 feet tall and forms a broad spreading clump.
www.ipm.iastate.edu /ipm/hortnews/1994/8-12-1994/art.html   (726 words)

 Artemisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Artemisia was the name of two queens Halicarnassus in the 5th century BC and 4th century BC The first Artemisia was the daughter of Lygdamis and set up as the tyrant of Halicarnassus by the Persians who were at the time the of Ionia after the death of her husband.
She escaped back to the where the Persian king Xerxes I declared had fought "like a man" while the of his fleet had fought "like women." Herodotus also had a favourable opinion of despite her support of Persia probably because was also from Halicarnassus.
The second Artemisia was the wife (and sister) of Mausolus of Halicarnassus in the 4th century She had the Mausoleum built for him after his death the building was later considered one of Seven Wonders of the World.
www.freeglossary.com /Artemisia   (570 words)

 Absinth Wormwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Absinth Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) is a medicinal plant and a type of wormwood, so named because it was traditionally used to cure intestinal worms.
Absinthe is a liqueur derived from herbs including the flowers and leaves of this plant.
See Artemisia (plant) for its relationship to the Book of Revelation, Chernobyl and other associations in human culture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artemisia_absinthium   (609 words)

 H-Net Multimedia Reviews: John C. Tibbetts on Artemisia
When Artemisia denies this, claiming still to be a virgin, she is subjected to a humiliating vaginal examination by a nun.
Since the film deals only with Artemisia's youth, it maintains a highly romanticized posture toward its subject, depicting a woman full of fierce feminist tendencies and passionately erotic energies; a woman whose rage toward Tassi the rapist is tempered with her love for him as a man and artist.
Artemisia would pay a heavy price, of course, but this film is not limited to indicting the attempts to stifle the energies and genius of this gifted female artist.
www.h-net.org /mmreviews/showrev.cgi?path=142   (1727 words)

Artemisia must first contend with not being able to see or paint nude male models (as can every other artist) and her inability to be accepted into art school based on her gender.
Artemisia discreetly takes a candle from a church (that she then uses at home to paint by).
From that point on, Orazio is quite upset with Artemisia, and his criminal pursuit of Tassi drives a deep wedge between himself and his daughter.
www.screenit.com /movies/1998/artemisia.html   (2417 words)

 Artemisia annua L.: A Promising Aromatic and Medicinal
Artemisia annua L. (annual wormwood, sweet wormwood, sweet annie), a highly aromatic annual herb (Fig.
Artemisia has potential as a source of essential oils and we have obtained oil yields of 85 kg/ha.
Glandular trichomes and sesquiterpene lactones of Artemisia nova (Asteraceae).
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/proceedings1990/V1-522.html   (2010 words)

 ARTEMISIA movie review (with photos and clips where possible)
Artemisia's response is to live as boldly as she paints.
Tassi is charged with rape; Artemisia is tortured to make her portray herself as a victim.
Artemisia is most illuminating as a portrait of restrictive, unjust sexual politics.
www.rochestergoesout.com /mov/a/artemi.html   (402 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Artemisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Banti fuses Artemisia's life with her own in Nazi-occupied Italy in a richly complex, historical narrative present, entering into dialogues with her heroine on how best to present her life, and on the nature and limitations of biography.
As an unhappy adolescent in Rome, starved for love from her aloof father Orazio, a prominent artist, Artemisia allows herself to be seduced and is publicly humiliated for losing her "virtue." Hastily married off for form's sake, she is removed by the contemptuous Orazio to Florence where she begins to establish herself as a painter.
Artemisia's struggle to fulfil herself, ensnared as she was in the toils of patriarchy with its punitive double standards, is a powerful lesson in courage and the sustaining powers of a vocation.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0803262132   (1144 words)

 CNN - Review: Screening 'Artemisia' like watching paint dry - June 5, 1998
The head priest of the convent, however, detects that Artemisia, whose father is a fine painter, has a talent that should be nurtured.
Artemisia's father eventually hooks her up with a painter named Agostino Tassi (Miki Manojlovic), who agrees to quietly school her in the finer points of art that are verboten to women, regardless of how talented they are.
Cervi invests Artemisia with a very believable, dark-eyed passion for the form; she wants to paint and will do so, societal norms be damned.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Movies/9806/05/review.artemisia/index.html   (880 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: Artemisia (1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is a beautiful, intensely sympathetic study of the young Artemisia Gentileschi, her struggles to learn and grow as an artist in a society that makes it very difficult for her to do so, and her relationships with the men in her life.
Artemisia's later career was not that of a poor, wronged victim; she went on to become a very successful painter.
First of all, Artemisia "was" raped by Agostino Tassi--although she did not bring up a case against him as soon as it happened--and she never fell in love with him.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000F160?v=glance   (1703 words)

 Este's Artemisia
It is a relative of the common desert sagebrushes, Artemisia tridentata and A.
Artemisia vulgaris was the mainstay for brewing beer in medieval Europe, hence the name, mug plant.
Estes' artemisia is not under legal protection despite its current classification because its name, proposed by Dr. Kenton Chambers of Oregon State University, is as yet unpublished.
www.teleport.com /~howieb/treats/estes.html   (2777 words)

 Review: Artemisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tassi, an artist working with Artemisia's father, Orazio, in painting a series of religious frescos, agreed to teach Artemisia after the girl's request for admission to the males-only Academy of Fine Arts was rejected.
Especially noteworthy are the scenes in which Tassi instructs Artemisia about the techniques of art, reigning in her natural passion and allowing her to harness a burgeoning talent.
Artemisia's fascination with sex and the naked male body leads to an ever- present subtext about the relationship between eroticism and art -- a subject that has fascinated scholars and laymen alike throughout history.
movie-reviews.colossus.net /movies/a/artemisia.html   (515 words)

 ReadingGroupGuides.com - The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland
Susan Vreeland tells Artemisia's captivating story, beginning with her public humiliation in a rape trial at the age of eighteen, and continuing through her father's betrayal, her marriage of convenience, motherhood, and growing fame as an artist.
Orazio is seen by Artemisia as the cause of her misfortunes.
Artemisia told Palmira, "To be a painter, you've got to care for people, for their feelings." Why did she believe this?
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides3/passion_of_artemisia1.asp   (533 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Artemisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Artemisia's father was the much-in-demand Roman painter Orazio Gentileschi, who took the unusual steps of making his daughter both his apprentice and his model.As Artemisia entered her late teens, Orazio grew extremely protective, then...
Artemisia struggles throughout her life with her desire and drive to become a great painter and win the approval and recognition of her father.
While Artemisia didn't play a dominant role in the art world, she is never going to be forgotten and one can't say they "know" or "understand" Italian Baroque art without "knowing" about the life of Artemisia Gentileschi.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/2221084012   (2379 words)

 "ARTEMISIA" related terms, short phrases and links (Archive 2005)
Artemisia is a wonderful experience, one to be appreciated and savored.
Artemisia is a creepy night in an ancient factory, a storm, and it bathes you in sound.
Artemisia is a rich, complex, and extremely thought-provoking book that demands the reader's careful attention.
www.keywen.com /en/ARTEMISIA   (126 words)

 Penguin Reading Guides | The Passion of Artemisia | Susan Vreeland
The Passion of Artemisia is fiction, which is to say, imagined conversations seamed together by pieces of days and nights, trivial as well as momentous actions, invented characters as well as actual people.
In truth, Artemisia was illiterate until midlife, her father considering it more important to teach her to paint than to read.
Much of Artemisia's story is affected by the mores of her time and yet she is entirely sympathetic to a twentieth-century audience.
www.penguinputnam.com /static/rguides/us/passion_of_artemisia.html   (3236 words)

 Agnès Merlet: Artemisia (Filmtipp)
Artemisia (Valentina Cervi) wurde 1597 in Rom als Tochter des Malers Orazio Gentileschi (Michel Serrault) geboren.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1597 - 1653) gilt als erste Kunstmalerin in der Geschichte.
Artemisia vermählte sich mit einem Maler in Florenz, gebar eine Tochter, wurde 1618 in die Accademia del Disegno in Florenz aufgenommen, trennte sich von ihrem Ehemann, begleitete 1635 -- mit 38 Jahren -- ihren Vater nach England und blieb bis zu seinem Tod bei ihm.
www.dieterwunderlich.de /Merlet_Artemisia.htm   (772 words)

 Distribution of Artemisinin in Artemisia annua
Artemisia (Artemisia annua L., Asteraceae), known in the United States as sweet Annie or annual wormwood, is an annual herb native to Asia, most probably China, where it is known as qinghao.
Artemisia annua, a vigorous weedy annual (Hall and Clements 1923), is a short day plant with a critical photoperiod of 13.5 hr (Ferreira et al.
Glandular trichomes are observed in leaves and stems of differentiated shoot cultures and artemisinin content of shoot cultures in vitro was similar to artemisinin content in vegetative clones grown in the greenhouse (Ferreira et al.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/proceedings1996/v3-578.html   (2351 words)

 Artemisia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Seventeen-year-old Artemisia Gentileschi (a delicious Valentina Cervi), the daughter of a renowned Italian painter, exhibits her father's talent, but in the chauvinistic world of early-1600s Italy women are forbidden to paint human nudes or enter the Academy of Arts.
So Artemisia seeks the tutelage of Agostino Tassi (Mike Manojlovic), her father's collaborator in painting frescoes for secular clients, and a man notorious for his night-time debauchery.
The two hone their skills as artists, but when their relationship moves into the realm of physical pleasure, Agostino is clearly the master and Artemisia the apprentice.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/movies/97/09/11/BFF_trailers/ARTEMISIA.html   (226 words)

Writer-director Agnès Merlet is guilty of the same oversight, even though her camera swooningly gazes at Artemisia (Valentina Cervi), who feverishly pores over her drawings while a hushed voice-over provides suitably cryptic, poetic expressions of her fervor.
Merlet (Son of the Shark) envisions Artemisia Gentileschi as a full-fledged Romantic heroine, driven by an ill-fated love affair to a life of resilient independence and fierce artistic expression.
Their quickly escalating "affair" is presented as the key unlocking Artemisia's true artistic potential, and the trial as merely the revenge of a society unable to condone true passion, in love or art.
www.metrotimes.com /movies/filmarchive/18/34/artemisia.html   (381 words)

Artemisia Gentileschi is today considered the most important woman artist of the pre-modern era, and a major artist of the Italian Baroque.
Perhaps it seemed to the filmmaker that presenting Artemisia as a sexually independent woman was a positive gesture, a step beyond casting her as a sexual victim.
Perhaps unwittingly, the film Artemisia taps into pervasive stereotypes about women artists in general, and it perpetuates the stigma of a primarily sexualized identity that has followed Artemisia Gentileschi from her own lifetime down to the present.
www.efn.org /~acd/Artemisia.html   (1375 words)

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