PENTHESILEA-C

Definition/Summary:

Penthesilea

  • Amazonian queen accidentally killed her sister as a warrior she had to die honorably in battle of Troy
  • Went to Troy with twelve companions to kill Achilles & fell in battle He realized this great warrior was female & honors her death

Expanded info:

Add/Misc:

  • “Now they say that Penthesileia was the last of the Amazons to win distinction for bravery”