|Author:||Pavlos (guest, 22.214.171.124)|
|Date:||February 15, 2006 at 12:23:57 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: Penthesilea by Kassios|
...such a name makes sense, metaphorically speaking, for a Amazon queen who "meant business" in the battlefield.
A more diachronic pseudo-etymology of Penthesilea could be: "penthera" (mother-in-law) and "eilo" (grip), i.e., "caught in the clutches of one's mother-in-law" :P
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