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Penthesileia

Penthesilea

noun
  1. 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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  • Achilles then slays Thersites for abusing and reviling him for his supposed love for Penthesileia.

    Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

    Homer and Hesiod