16 07, 2017

Penthesileia and Achilles – Greek mythology

By |2018-04-23T10:11:12-07:00July 16th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|Comments Off on Penthesileia and Achilles – Greek mythology

Achilles and Penthesileia, on an Athenian vase painted by Exekias Penthesileia (pen-tha-sill-AY-ah) was the Queen of the Amazons, in Greek mythology. The Amazons were a group of warriors who were all [...]

27 06, 2017

Kriemhild’s Revenge – More Niebelungenleid

By |2019-10-29T06:55:16-07:00June 27th, 2017|Literature, Northern Europe|Comments Off on Kriemhild’s Revenge – More Niebelungenleid

Kriemhild goes to marry Etzel of the Huns (1400s AD) - Kriemhild's Revenge Part II: Kriemhild's Revenge Well, naturally that wasn't the end of the story. A woman like Kriemhild [...]

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