Female Leaders Potentially were Involved in Ancient Near East Warfare

Female Leaders Potentially were Involved in Ancient Near East Warfare

Source: Warlike men and invisible women: how scribes in the Ancient Near East represented warfare (Open Edition Journals) 2021 A.D. From the source, "The analysis of women’s place in wars in the Ancient Near East is determined to a great extent by the fact that there was no law of war. However, some laws existed to allow wives to remarry, if their husbands were made prisoners of war or were considered to have disappeared. Thus, one must turn to the practice of war, as described by scribes, to find more elements concerning women. The queens of Assyria, such as Sammuramat…
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