Wednesday, January 11, 2017

New Article: Boudica- The Avenging Queen

(Illustration of Boudica, courtesy of Irina Yakubin)
Boudica (also spelled Boudicca and Boadicea) was a tall, fierce woman, with long reddish hair, who ruled the Iceni tribe of East Anglia along with her husband, Prasutagus, during the Roman occupation of England. In what he must have considered an astute political gesture, Prasutagus named the Roman Emperor Nero co-heir to his lands, along with his two teenage daughters. Unfortunately, the Romans were not known for sharing, nor were they particularly advanced on the matter of gender equality.
Continue reading about the vengeful Boudica, HERE.

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