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Penthesileia

(ˌpɛnθəsɪˈleɪə) or

Penthesilea

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the daughter of Ares and queen of the Amazons, whom she led to the aid of Troy. She was slain by Achilles
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The "Aethiopis" thus included the coming of the Amazon Penthesilea to help the Trojans after the fall of Hector and her death, the similar arrival and fall of the Aethiopian Memnon, the death of Achilles under the arrow of Paris, and the dispute between Odysseus and Aias for the arms of Achilles.
265 und dazu die Schale des Penthesilea Malers mit Zeus und Ganymed bei John Boardman, Rotfigurige Vasen aus Athen Abb.
Besonders erwahnenswert sind Gerhard Neumanns Uberlegungen zur Figurlichkeit bei Kleist, die sich allerdings ausschliesslich auf Penthesilea beziehen.
The Amazons mentions no armed female burials--in fact, no steppe-type graves at all--in Pontus, a region on the southeast Black Sea coast identified by many classical sources as an Amazon heartland, home to the queens Hippolyte, Antiope, Orithyia, and Penthesilea (whose stories Mayor treats at length, 249-304).
106) Another regional coincidence is that William of Conches came from a town governed in the late eleventh century by Isabel of Conches, a daughter of Simon de Montfort and sister of Bertrada, described by Orderic as famous for fighting alongside her knights 'like Penthesilea and the other warlike Amazon queens'.
John Banville's decision to adapt Heinrich von Kleist's plays, Der zerbrochne Krug (1811), Amphitryon (1807), and Penthesilea (1808), as The Broken Jug (1994), God's Gift (2000), and Love in the Wars (2005), respectively, was perhaps partly inevitable, given the recurring presence of the German playwright's work in his fiction and, more generally, the centrality of overt intertextual gestures in his work.
Chapter Five pairs Kleist's Penthesilea with a passage in the Histories of Herodotus to investigate how the figure of the Amazon in both texts occupies a position of linguistic and political uncertainty that marks the precariousness of political union and the possible return of an originary violence.
In addition to Boudicca, figures from mythology, classical literature, and the Bible--Diana, Cynthia, Pallas Athena, Astraea, Hippolyta, Penthesilea, Deborah, Judith, and Esther for example--are all commonly used in encomiastic and nationalist texts, while Elizabeth is also connected (although less frequently) to figures such as Zenobia, Semiramis, Artemisia, and Camilla.
Mournful bride Penthesilea, bridegroom Pentheus, the wedding of you two was rich in deaths.
Brendan Duke, trainer of Penthesilea Eile "She had a problem at Killarney and we gave her three weeks off.
804) that offers an all but unique extant representation of the death of Thersites, an incident, our sources tell us, prompted by a scurrilous piece of abuse that the reviler directed at Achilles concerning his love for Penthesilea.
The Amazonian Power of Music in Heinrich von Kleist's Penthesilea (1808)," Amy Emm explores the centrality of music and its implications for the construction of gender in Kleist's persistently controversial tragedy.