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The Amazons: The Mysterious World of the Warrior Women Merina Valasca

The Amazons: The Mysterious World of the Warrior Women

Merina Valasca

Published December 1st 2004
ISBN : 9789654941990
Paperback
168 pages
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The myth of a female-only tribe that lived in isolation and fought valiantly in war is showcased in this collection of anecdotes, stories, paintings, drawing, sculptures, and other renderings of warrior women. Folklore drawn from Greek, ancientMoreThe myth of a female-only tribe that lived in isolation and fought valiantly in war is showcased in this collection of anecdotes, stories, paintings, drawing, sculptures, and other renderings of warrior women. Folklore drawn from Greek, ancient Egyptian, African, and Asian sources depicts the Amazons, providing a distinctive cross-cultural perspective on gender conceptions. Historical evidence and centuries-old stories offer accounts of daring women who fought against armies of men and emerged victorious.