Legendary female warrior, member of the Pishdadian dynasty, and ancient Persian royal lineage

According to Persian mythology, Bānu Gošab possessed exceptional skill in archery and was renowned for her bravery and strength in battle. She was a prominent warrior who fought alongside the legendary hero Rostam, a central figure in Persian mythology and the Shahnameh, an epic poem written by Ferdowsi.

Bānu Gošab’s stories and exploits are often intertwined with Rostam’s adventures, and she is depicted as a fiercely independent and courageous warrior. Her presence in Persian mythology highlights the important role of women in warfare and showcases their remarkable abilities and contributions on the battlefield.

Other reincarnations

1st Age –Tanis Peregrym, she is an Atharim hunter based in the greater Moscow region.

2nd Age – Thalei Covunetin, late in the Age, she was a champion of gladiatorial games, a dueling blood sport that pit combatants against one another to the point of defeat before a crowd. Later, during the war, she declared her allegiance to an Aes Sedai patron and fought in his armies.

3rd Age – Tiallin Sharif, she was a Maiden of the Spear of the Aiel .

4th Age – Sylara Telukai, Deathwatch Guard who served the Emperor and Empress of Seanchan as a member of her their personal guard. 

5th Age – Bānu Gošab, Persian mythology. A heroine knight who frequently killed or captured suitors who did not meet her standards.

6th Age – Vishpala, a warrior of Hindu pantheon who who lost her leg in battle, was given a ‘leg of iron’, and returned to fight. 

7th Age – Khawla bint Al-Azwar, legendary Muslim warrior. 



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