Xena: Warrior Princess

Season 6 Episode 14

Path of Vengeance

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Feb 12, 2001 on



  • Allusions

    • The Amazon leaders that appear in this episode and the next ("To Helicon and Back") contain some interesting allusions in their names: *Mawu-Ka is the African leader. In Dahomey mythology (from Benin, Africa), Mawu is a creator goddess associated with the moon. Mawu-Ka means "People of Mawu". *Kanae is the Polynesian leader. In a Polynesian legend, Kanae is the name of a flying fish who is a friend of the Ponaturi, (goblins who live under the sea). *Gwyn-Teir is the Celtic leader. Gwen Teirbron is a Welsh saint, connected with fertility and motherhood.