Awesome! May be a good time to refresh yourself with the RP entry on her: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/amanirenas
African Warrior Queen Amanirenas to get her own movie
Once again, someone covered on RP is getting their turn in the sun - this time, it's Amanirenas!
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
The Women Who Shaped Early D&D
“I’d never written fiction. But I was so mad—Don’t tell me I can’t do something—so I did it.”
Horse-Riding Lady Librarians Were the Great Depression's Bookmobiles
Packs of female librarians once roamed the hills of Kentucky, dispensing books to those whom they encountered.
31-year-old runs race while 5 months pregnant, in 110 degree heat.
“I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong.”
The Last Known Survivor of the Mexican Revolution Was a Soldadera
One of the oldest living people in 2015 was a woman who'd fought in the Mexican Revolution - not unlike Petra Herrera, earlier covered here.
All-girl Engineering Team Invents Solar-Powered Tent for Homeless
The tent folds up into a backpack, has lights and USB ports, and went through some tough testing - including being torn open by a knife.
The Woman Behind the US's Only National Memorial for Female Vets
The museum's 1860s letter from Clara Barton says it all: "From the storm lashed decks of the Mayflower to the present hour, women have stood like a rock for the welfare and glory of the history of our country ... and one might well add: unwritten, unrewarded, and unrecognized.”
The Woman Who Thwarted Her Own Assassination
This Chechen woman foiled a Russian assassin using a hidden handgun and *bottle of blood-clotting agent*.
The Medieval Woman Who Won a Rape Case in Court
In 1292, Isabella Plomet brought a legal complaint against a local physician of raping her - and she won.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
Black, Muslim warrior queen of a tribe of griffin-riding Amazons - and the honest-to-god namesake of California.
The first prosthetic limb in human civilization went to this ancient warrior queen. Or did it? The story is more complex than you might think.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.