Vikings & Spartans: Women in a Militaristic Culture

A map of the Levant with Natufian regions across present-day Israel, Palestinian territories, and a long arm extending into Lebanon and Syria

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Ancient Greece

Washing table at the mines of Laurion
In this painting by Maarten van Heemskerck Helen, queen of the Greek city-state Sparta, is abducted by Paris, a prince of Troy in Asia Minor.

Vikings

Tuareg

Artist's representation of Tin Hinan, an ancient queen of the Hoggar

Scythians

In Our Lives

Lady Adela (center), ruler of Halabja, meeting with Major Soane in 1919.

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Eleanor teaches Ancient Civilizations and spends the bits of time left over writing books that bring history — and magic — to life.

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Eleanor Konik

Eleanor Konik

Eleanor teaches Ancient Civilizations and spends the bits of time left over writing books that bring history — and magic — to life.

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