Penthesileia


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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 Amazon Penthesileia, the daughter of Ares and of Thracian race, comes to aid the Trojans, and after showing great prowess, is killed by Achilles and buried by the Trojans.
Yet there was something of the Amazon, something of Penthesileia and Camilla.
fourth century CE, describes Penthesileia's sword as encased in a