Women of War

S3E3: The Woman in the High Castle–Veleda, Seeress of the Bructeri

May 25, 2022

This week we go back to find a decent German woman, and some historical sources on her.

We find neither. Though we are in Germany. But we're not actually, we're in Germania, looking at a woman who inspired an anti-Roman rebellion, and her sisters-in-arms, the prophet-women of the Cimbri, the Bructeri and other tribes. We also look at a lot of dead bodies, but alas, the Dutch did something disgusting to a lot of them so there's less than there should be.

This episode of Women of War was created on the lands of the Gadigal people, and the lands of the Wurundjeri nation. We pay respects to all of their Elders, past and present, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

This episode contains references to disembowelment, murder, human sacrifice, rape, genocide and imprisonment. It also contains some rude language and may not be suitable for all listeners.

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