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==Early life==
 
==Early life==
Anastasia had golden red curly hair, dark brown eyes, a ridged nose, with rather thin lips, and pronounced cheek bones.  
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Anastasia was born on 10 October 1557 at [[NAME Castle]], and as the eldest daughter of King [[Thanasis of the Dinarides|Thanasis]] and Queen consort [[Agathe Liontakis]]. Portraits of Anastasia show that she had a small, oval-shaped head, a long, graceful neck, bright auburn hair, hazel-brown eyes, under heavy lowered eyelids and finely arched brows, smooth pale skin, a high forehead, and regular, firm features. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. Anastasia was eloquent and especially tall, even by modern standards; she attained an adult height of 180 centimeters.
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She was given a throughout Dinaric education in [[wikipedia:Greek language|Aetolian]], [[wikipedia:Georgian language|Varkan]], and [[wikipedia:Latin language|Mesogean]], later learning [[wikipedia:Catalan language|Volisanian]] and [[wikipedia:Neapolitan language|Echian]]. A bright young woman, Anastasia learned to play the [[wikipedia:Politiki lyra|politiki lyra]] and [[wikiedpai:Zurna|zurna]], was competent in poetry, falconry and singing, but was mostly known for her excellent skills in equitation.
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Thanasis let his daughter find herself a husband who was "worthy of her", not concerning himself with those matters. He let his wife, Queen consort [[Agathe Liontakis]], help their children find worthy suitors. By the age of twenty five, Anastasia had no find a husband she deemed worthy, and many Dinaric nobles expected her to remain celibate. One reported characteristic her future husband was to have was to be taller than her, a difficult task considering her height.
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==Early reign and marriage==
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Thanasis died on 13 September 1583 with Anastasia succeeding him as Queen of the Dinarides, and the first monarch of [[House Liontakis]]. The question of her celibacy became the most pressing matter after she became Queen, with most of her siblings already married. By the autumn of 1583, several foreign suitors were vying for Anastasia's hand; their impatient envoys engaged in ever more scandalous talk and reported a variety of tall tales about the Queen's requirements for a husband: "There is not a man who she will deem worthy... [[wikipedia:Heracles|Heracles]] himself has no chance."
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U/C
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==Wars and overseas trade==
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==Reign Part 1==
 
==Reign Part 2==
 
 
==Oversea expansions under Anastasia I==
 
==Oversea expansions under Anastasia I==
 
===Lurandia===
 
===Lurandia===

Latest revision as of 13:16, 4 December 2019

Anastasia V
Anastasia I of the Dinarides.jpg
Queen of the Dinarides
Reign 13 September 1583 – 22 November 1626
Coronation 13 September 1583
Predecessor Thanasis
Successor Xanthe III
Born (1557-10-10)10 October 1557
Theodosia
Died 22 November 1626(1626-11-22) (aged 69)
Theodosia
Spouse TBD
Issue
more...
TBD
House Liontakis
Father Thanasis
Mother Agathe Liontakis
Religion Armazism

Anastasia V (Aetolian: Αναστασία V, Anastasía V; Varkan: ანასთასია V, anastasia V ; 10 October 1557 – 22 November 1626), nicknamed The Lioness (Aetolian: η Λέαινα, i Léaina), was Queen of the United Kingdom of the Dinarides from 13 September 1583 until her death. Anastasia was the first monarch of House Liontakis and the longest reigning Dinaric monarch at 43 years.

Early life

Anastasia was born on 10 October 1557 at NAME Castle, and as the eldest daughter of King Thanasis and Queen consort Agathe Liontakis. Portraits of Anastasia show that she had a small, oval-shaped head, a long, graceful neck, bright auburn hair, hazel-brown eyes, under heavy lowered eyelids and finely arched brows, smooth pale skin, a high forehead, and regular, firm features. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. Anastasia was eloquent and especially tall, even by modern standards; she attained an adult height of 180 centimeters.

She was given a throughout Dinaric education in Aetolian, Varkan, and Mesogean, later learning Volisanian and Echian. A bright young woman, Anastasia learned to play the politiki lyra and zurna, was competent in poetry, falconry and singing, but was mostly known for her excellent skills in equitation.

Thanasis let his daughter find herself a husband who was "worthy of her", not concerning himself with those matters. He let his wife, Queen consort Agathe Liontakis, help their children find worthy suitors. By the age of twenty five, Anastasia had no find a husband she deemed worthy, and many Dinaric nobles expected her to remain celibate. One reported characteristic her future husband was to have was to be taller than her, a difficult task considering her height.

Early reign and marriage

Thanasis died on 13 September 1583 with Anastasia succeeding him as Queen of the Dinarides, and the first monarch of House Liontakis. The question of her celibacy became the most pressing matter after she became Queen, with most of her siblings already married. By the autumn of 1583, several foreign suitors were vying for Anastasia's hand; their impatient envoys engaged in ever more scandalous talk and reported a variety of tall tales about the Queen's requirements for a husband: "There is not a man who she will deem worthy... Heracles himself has no chance."

U/C

Wars and overseas trade

Oversea expansions under Anastasia I

Lurandia

Empodia

Marriage

Issue

Sexuality

Death

Legacy

In fiction and film

Ancestors

See also