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Viking Warrior Women

“There were once women in Denmark who dressed themselves to look like men and spent almost every minute cultivating soldier’s skills; they did not want the sinews of their valour to lose tautness and be infected by self-indulgence.” – Saxo Grammaticus, History of the Danes, around 1200… 782 more words

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About a week ago, I found myself in a Copenhagen hostel, sleeping in a mixed dorm for the first time in my life.

After flying from London, I was in town for a Longsword competition the next day. 1,445 more words

General

Warrior Women: Amanirenas of Meroe (c. 20 B.C.)

This week we are going to take a little stroll onto the African continent and discover the Kingdom of Kush and one of their queens (Kandake or Candace), Amanirenas. 798 more words

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My Ravencon Schedule. Join Me, Friday, April 22nd-Sunday, April 24th

  Got weekend plans? No? Join me and 100 other fantastic authors and media guests at Ravencon, in Richmond, Virginia. This is the con of opportunity.  103 more words

Pulp Reports

Artemisia, a Greek Admiral

Artemisia was queen of Halicarnassus (today’s Bodrum in Turkey) in the 5th century BC. Her kingdom was subject to the Persian empire, so when Xerxes mounted his invasion of Greece, she contributed a squadron of five triremes (galleys with three tiers of oarsmen and a crew of about 200). 634 more words

Bimbos and Being Barefoot

Taking a break from my own artwork, here is a personal favorite of mine. The picture say’s it all. I’m not a fan of drawing my own females as warrior sluts (maybe I’ll draw something hot, but not THAT IMPRACTICAL). 12 more words

Art

More on Efunsetan Aniwura

I know I have written on Efunsetan Aniwura before (where I horribly misspelled her name for which I have been told off *haha*) but once is not enough! 1,452 more words

History