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Khawlah bint al-Azwar

Khawlah bint al-Azwar

Name: Khawlah bint al-Azwar Date: 7th Century Born in:  Arabia (modern-day Saudi Arabia) Battlefield: dressed in black armor Trained in: Martial Arts Fought Against: Heraclius the Byzantine Note: “She was described as “a tall knight muffled in black and fighting with ferocious courage””  [Read More] Books: Bachay, Judith Barr, and Rául Fernández-Calienes. 2007. Women Moving Forward. Volume […]

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Lalla Fadhma N’Soumer

Lalla Fadhma N’Soumer

  Books: Ilahiane, Hsain. 2006. Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen). Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press. Websites: Historical Figures: Lalla Fatma N’Soumer – Amazigh World.org  Lalla Fadhma N’Soumer-Algerian Resistance Leader – Mosaic of Muslim Women Lalla Fadhma N’Soumer – Wikipedia    

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