A surname of the Laconian Artemis, derived from Mount Issorion, on which she had a sanctuary. According to Pausanias, she is not really Artemis but Britomartis of Crete.



  • Hesychius, and Stephanus of Byzantium, s.v.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 14.2, 25.4.
  • Plutarch. Agesilaus, 32.
  • Polyaenus, ii, 14.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.