Western culture remains exceptionally wary of these warrior women—even in the latest iteration of Wonder Woman.
Author: Christine Contrada
Christine Contrada has a Ph.D. in history from Stony Brook University in New York. While she’s taught about every historical topic under the sun, the experience of women during the Italian Renaissance is her jam. She writes about history in popular culture, and you can follow her adventures at www.wiselyawayward.com.