Christine Lehnen is a novelist and researcher at the University of Manchester. She is currently working on a rewriting of the story of Queen Penthesilea and our memory of women from the past. Christine is also the founder and director of the Novel Writing Workshop at the University of Bonn and a contributing editor at DW.com.
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Commemorating Amazon Women Warriors in Turkey Brings Past to Life
Memorials in Turkey like the Amazon statue at Samsun or the Hamza Stone in Giresun commemorate history’s women warriors, bringing a mythical past to life. Increasingly, however, those memorials are also shown to have a basis in historical fact.