Gossippa accompanied a variety of generals, providing much vital advice during their campaigns. She recorded her experiences along with various titbits of gossip and anecdotes. [1a]
Later she wrote The Art of Statecraft - which would become a handbook for mercenary generals.[1a]
|Of course we won the battle and so the general didn't mind me making little changes to his deployment. In the next battle, the general got it right and I didn't have to go and tell them all over again.
~Concerning the correct use of artillery from the Art of Statecraft.[1a]