For the Romans, ethnographic observations were often a by-product of campaigning. All the more is it noteworthy that Roman historians repeatedly delve into descriptions of the warlike nature of Germanic women. 607 more words
Tags » Warrior Women
One year ago today, my grandmother, Mimi, took her last breath and entered into the final rest.
Diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver, she had been saying good bye slowly and on purpose as one by one the organs in her body decided they were too tired to work any longer. 1,253 more words
Harriet Tubman was born under the name of Arminta Ross as a slave to Southern farmer Edward Brodess around 1822. From childhood on she experienced the hardships of slavery: she was often hired out to other masters who mistreated her badly and her family was torn apart when her sisters were sold. 657 more words