Camila de los Voscos aka Camila
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technique charcoal 30 x 42 cm
There are characters such as Achilles, Aeneas, Jason or Hercules, which according to science may represent historical persons. This is the case of Camila
Camilla of the Volscos; archetype of the #Amazons mentioned by #mythology and historic poet Virgilio among others; VirgilIO quotes that centuries ago, Metabus, King of Priverno, fled with her baby daughter and raise her with mare's milk, and trained her in war, especially #horsebackriding and #archery. She became an invincible warrior, the most beautiful with great courage. She rejected the best suitors because of her dedication to the god of war Mars. The Etruscan Aronte murdered her treacherously when he was rejected.