Inuit Assassin's Creed: continued!
Ever thought that Inuit (or Mi'kmaq, or Inupiat) clothing is awesome? This is the post for you.
Nog Prizes 3-5
In which I am corrected on Athena's shield, Irish mythology, and the identity of Tomyris's foe!
Of Corpses and Kimonos
Masako Hojo was not a walking corpse. Not that you'd know it, from the way I drew her clothes.
Li Chi's historiography: totally wack.
How could Li Chi possibly compare herself to a Chinese heroine who was born a century after Li Chi herself? The answer gets complicated.
Getting the Mughals right - plus, Reddit!
Notice of an update where I give a more well-rounded portrayal of the Mughal Empire.
This amateur dancer escaped a life of abuse by pretending to be an Indonesian princess - and eventually became a victim of the maniacal world of espionage.
Matilda of Tuscany
Fiery defender of the pope who made kings kneel before her.
A'isha bint abi Bakr
Independent, bold wife of the Prophet Muhammad, she led armies in the Battle of the Camel and was one of…
Sor Juana Inés de La Cruz
This brilliant poet rose from illegitimacy and poverty to become one of the luminaries of her age - until she flew too close to the sun.
One of the greatest painters of the baroque, she revenged herself on her rapist both in the court of law…