/ (ˌpɛnθəsɪˈleɪə) /
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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Example sentences from the Web for Penthesileia
Achilles then slays Thersites for abusing and reviling him for his supposed love for Penthesileia.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod