Akivasha

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Akivasha
Robert E. Howard character
Information
Alias"Woman who never die"
Speciesvampire
Genderfemale
OccupationPyramid of Set
FamilyTuthamon (father/deceased)
SpouseDarkness One (maker/lover)
NationalityStygian

Akivasha is a female character appearing in the fictional universe of Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian.

Fictional character biography[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akivasha's name is derived from the Egyptian name (Akkaiwasha) for the Achaeans.[1]

Origin[edit]

She was Stygian princess more than 10000 years before Conan.

"I am Akivasha! I am the woman who never died, who never grew old! Who fools say was lifted from the earth by the gods, in the full bloom of her youth and beauty, to queen it forever in some celestial clime! Nay, it is in the shadows that mortals find immortality! Ten thousand years ago I died to live for ever! Give me your lips, strong man!"

Appearance[edit]

  • Hour of the Dragon

Her first appearance at The Hour of the Dragon from Weird Tales (1935-1936).

  • Kull The Conqueror

The novelization of the film Kull the Conqueror, written by Sean A. Moore, published by Tor Books.[2]

  • Return of Akivasha

The Return of Akivasha: Book One of the Lost Hyborian Tales, written by Timothy Ford Allen [3]

Appearances in other media[edit]

Film[edit]

Video games[edit]

In Age of Conan: Unchained, she is a boss in location "Sanctum of the Burning Souls".[4][5]

Comics[edit]

Role-playing game[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • The Hyborian Heresies, 2004 г., ISBN 1411616081, 9781411616080
  • Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture, S. T. Joshi, ABC-CLIO, 2011, ISBN 0313378339, 9780313378331
  • Femme Fatale: Cinema's Most Unforgettable Lethal Ladies; James Ursini, Dominique Mainon; Limelight Editions, 2009; ISBN 0879107243, 9780879107246
  • The Robert E. Howard Reader, Milford series: Popular writers of today (Том 71), Darrell Schweitzer, Wildside Press LLC, 2010 г., ISBN 1434411656, 9781434411655
  • Conan The Swordsman, L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter, Bjorn Nyberg, Macmillan, 2002, ISBN 1466834978, 9781466834972

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conan The Swordsman page 196, L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter, Bjorn Nyberg, Macmillan, 2002 г., ISBN 1466834978, 9781466834972
  2. ^ Kull The Conqueror, Автор - Sean A. Moore, Издатель - Tom Doherty Associates, 1997 г., ISBN 0812577744, 9780812577747
  3. ^ Createspace Independent Pub, 2013, ISBN 1482535688, 9781482535686
  4. ^ Princess Akivasha
  5. ^ AoC location "Sanctum of the Burning Souls"
  6. ^ Conan the Cimmerian #15
  7. ^ King Conan: The Conqueror#4
  8. ^ Savage sword of Conan
  9. ^ ISBN 0-88038-153-1

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