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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.
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.
I expect Noble Galileo to be competitive against the likes of Jim Bolger's progressive filly PENTHESILEA EILE and FRANKLINS TRAIL, a decent older horse trained by Willie Mullins.
She closely examines the process of becoming a man by killing, or contemplating killing other men in Holderlin's Hyperion, analyzes von Gunderrode's remarks from the margins on the essential nature of the duel within the context of the theme of war, the variously gendered expressions of eroticism in Kleist's Penthesilea, the genderings of nation in the literary and artistic works of Goethe, Schinkel and Arndt, and the return to warlike Romanticism of Brentano-von Arnim.
That the ambivalent sense of power and pity engendered by such a viewing experience was, in its mythological form, particularly popular with the Romans is demonstrated by the fact that the Pasquino group survives in no fewer than fourteen known copies, while its erotic equivalent, representing Achilles and Penthesilea, was on occasion even displayed together with the Menelaos and Patroklos group, as in the Hadrianic baths at Aphrodisias.
In Warren's "Fatal Interview: Penthesilea and Achilles," the Greek hero removes the breastplate from the speared female and declares, "You had lain on a bed Far softer than this while I mammocked those paps
In the conflict between Pyrrhus (for Greece) and Penthesilea (for Troy) at VI.
Then, at last, I found Kleist's Penthesilea, the Prussian tragedy of a sacrificial love so absolute in its expression that it shames the gods into rescinding their own inflexible, murderous laws.