A surname of Artemis, under which she had a temple near Pyrrhichus in Laconia, because she was believed to have stopped there the advance (strateia) of the Amazons. She was represented by a wooden image, dedicated by the women from Thermodon.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 25.3.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.