Episode 144: Khutulun, The Mongolian Wrestling Princess


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By Hailey Strickon and Alexis Lord. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

You've heard of Atalanta, the speedy Greek mythology heroine who would not marry a man unless he could beat her in a foot race. But have you heard of the real life Mongolian princess who refused to marry a man who couldn't beat her in wrestling? We hadn't until now! Join us as Alexis teaches Hailey about Khutulun, the pride of her father Qaidu and Mongolian wrestling.

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