Badass Bitches of History

Lauren Writes

So last week we celebrated International Women’s Day and to commemorate the occasion here is the first part of a series I like to call Badass Bitches of History. Here, starting from antiquity, you will find the stories and biographies of lesser-known ladies and heroines whose lives could make for a myriad of film plots and novels. It is no secret that so often the lives and conquests of women are washed over or simply never recorded, never remembered and thus forgotten. But badass women have always existed. They are not a historical anomaly or glitch in the matrix and you don’t need to look as far as Westeros to find them. So here is one woman’s attempt to drag her sisters out of the shadows, and who knows, maybe inspire a Halloween costume or two.

While some of these women found their way into folklore, for the most part…

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