Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400

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Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400

2019

Step back and view history through the stories of 36 women that changed the world with their ideas, their leadership, and their sacrifices. In unearthing these stories, you'll rediscover the remarkable contributions of women...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Joyce E. Salisbury
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Julia Disobeys Emperor Augustus
Episode 1
Julia Disobeys Emperor Augustus
Herodias Has John the Baptist Beheaded
Episode 2
Herodias Has John the Baptist Beheaded
The Trung Sisters of Vietnam Fight the Han
Episode 3
The Trung Sisters of Vietnam Fight the Han
Boudicca Attacks the Romans
Episode 4
Boudicca Attacks the Romans
Poppaea Helps Nero Persecute Christians
Episode 5
Poppaea Helps Nero Persecute Christians
Plotina Advises Emperor Trajan
Episode 6
Plotina Advises Emperor Trajan
Perpetua Is Martyred in the Arena
Episode 7
Perpetua Is Martyred in the Arena
Julia Maesa Controls an Unusual Emperor
Episode 8
Julia Maesa Controls an Unusual Emperor
Zenobia Battles the Roman Legions
Episode 9
Zenobia Battles the Roman Legions
Helena Brings Christianity Down to Earth
Episode 10
Helena Brings Christianity Down to Earth
Galla Placidia Supports the Visigoths
Episode 11
Galla Placidia Supports the Visigoths
Hypatia Dies for Intellectual Freedom
Episode 12
Hypatia Dies for Intellectual Freedom
Pulcheria Defends the Virgin Mary
Episode 13
Pulcheria Defends the Virgin Mary
Theodora Rises from Dancer to Empress
Episode 14
Theodora Rises from Dancer to Empress
Radegund Founds a Convent
Episode 15
Radegund Founds a Convent
Aisha Helps Shape Islam
Episode 16
Aisha Helps Shape Islam
Wu Zetian Rules China
Episode 17
Wu Zetian Rules China
Kahina Defends North Africa against Muslims
Episode 18
Kahina Defends North Africa against Muslims
Dhuoda Chronicles a Carolingian Life
Episode 19
Dhuoda Chronicles a Carolingian Life
Elfrida Rules Anglo-Saxon England
Episode 20
Elfrida Rules Anglo-Saxon England
Freydis Journeys to North America
Episode 21
Freydis Journeys to North America
Lubna of Córdoba Masters Mathematics
Episode 22
Lubna of Córdoba Masters Mathematics
Lady Murasaki Writes the First Novel
Episode 23
Lady Murasaki Writes the First Novel
Anna Brings Christianity to Russia
Episode 24
Anna Brings Christianity to Russia
Anna Comnena Writes a Byzantine History
Episode 25
Anna Comnena Writes a Byzantine History
Eleanor of Aquitaine Goes on Crusade
Episode 26
Eleanor of Aquitaine Goes on Crusade
Marie of Champagne Promotes Romantic Love
Episode 27
Marie of Champagne Promotes Romantic Love
Heloise Embraces the New Philosophy
Episode 28
Heloise Embraces the New Philosophy
Hildegard Revolutionizes Traditional Medicine
Episode 29
Hildegard Revolutionizes Traditional Medicine
Razia Rules Muslim India
Episode 30
Razia Rules Muslim India
Sorkhakhtani Administers a Mongol Empire
Episode 31
Sorkhakhtani Administers a Mongol Empire
Licoricia Deals with the King of England
Episode 32
Licoricia Deals with the King of England
Abutsu Follows the Way of Poetry
Episode 33
Abutsu Follows the Way of Poetry
Brigitta Speaks to God and the Pope
Episode 34
Brigitta Speaks to God and the Pope
Joan of Arc Dies for France
Episode 35
Joan of Arc Dies for France
Christine of Pisan Defends Women
Episode 36
Christine of Pisan Defends Women