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Women of strength - Celtic. You know where you stand with them. Cross them at your peril.

Women of strength - Celtic. You know where you stand with them. Cross them at your peril.

Ancient Celts - Celtic warriors often painted their bodies with a blue die from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them.

Ancient Celts - Celtic warriors often painted their bodies with a blue die from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them.

Warrior Merida cosplay by Alexandria the Red

Warrior Merida cosplay by Alexandria the Red

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Gods Goddesses Legends Myths:  Fódla (pronounced FO-la) is the Celtic Goddess of Ireland. She is one of the Tuatha de Danaan, the People of the Goddess Danu. When the Milesians arrived in Ireland and conquered them, Fódla and her two sisters, Ériu and Banba, all asked that the island be named for them. Ériu won the request, but Fódla’s name continued to be used on occasion. Fódla’s husband,  MacCecht, was one of the last Kings of the Tuatha de Danaan. Fódla’s name means “a sod of earth.”

Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Fódla (pronounced FO-la) is the Celtic Goddess of Ireland. She is one of the Tuatha de Danaan, the People of the Goddess Danu. When the Milesians arrived in Ireland and conquered them, Fódla and her two sisters, Ériu and Banba, all asked that the island be named for them. Ériu won the request, but Fódla’s name continued to be used on occasion. Fódla’s husband, MacCecht, was one of the last Kings of the Tuatha de Danaan. Fódla’s name means “a sod of earth.”

Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Samurai clans trained their daughters in the art of combat to either defend their homes when husbands went to war or for battle. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. Battle scene forensic have shown that up to 30% of remains […]

Onna-Bugeisha: Female Samurai Warriors of Feudal Japan, 1800s

Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Samurai clans trained their daughters in the art of combat to either defend their homes when husbands went to war or for battle. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. Battle scene forensic have shown that up to 30% of remains […]

Australian-New Zealand sword-fighter Samantha Swords who won the longsword competition last year at the Harcourt Park World Invitational Jousting Tournament.

Australian-New Zealand sword-fighter Samantha Swords who won the longsword competition last year at the Harcourt Park World Invitational Jousting Tournament.

Pictish female warriors

Pictish female warriors

Guinevere Woad / Battle

Guinevere Woad / Battle

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