TaA: pg 19 Picture

Second last page sadface D:
At least I don't have to draw Athens with that long hippie hair anymore fjesftgesjo We're back to the Classical Age (about, anyway).

Believe it or not, this was the first page that I drew of this comic- I'd drawn it a couple of times when I was bored in Anthropology. xD

Yes. It says exactly what you thought it said on the plate.

Theseus and the Persian Wars

The war with Persia has just begun, and Athens has dug up all his old Theseus memorabilia to use as propaganda (After all, it's not like the rest of the city-states have been retelling his embarrassing mythology over the last five hundred years or so, right...?)
Theseus was a popular subject during the Persian Wars, especially because of his fight with the Amazons. The Amazons were often used in propaganda to represent the Persians; they lived somewhere in Asia Minor, they were a strange 'backwards' society, and they did girly things like wear pants. That's right, pants are girly. I'm not sure how yet.

Speaking of which, if you were looking forward to seeing Athens in a skirt, today's your lucky day, isn't it? He doesn't even have to cross-dress. Yaaaay Ancient Greece.
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