The Amazons

Author: Adrienne Mayor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865131
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This is the first comprehensive account of warrior women in myth and history across the ancient world, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Great Wall of China.

Amazons

Author: John Man
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473541751
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39, 1993 Lefkowitz, Mary R., Women in Greek Myth, Johns Hopkins University
Press, Baltimore, 2007 Lefkowitz, Mary R., 'Wonder Women of the Ancient World',
The Women's Review of Books, Vol. ... 1943–4 Mayor, Adrienne, The Amazons:
Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, Princeton
University Press, Princeton, 2014 Medina, José Toribio, The Discovery of the
Amazon, According to the Account of Friar Gaspar de Carvajal and Other
Documents, trans.

The Evolution Of The Costumed Avenger The 4 000 Year History Of The Superhero

Author: Jess Nevins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144085484X
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Mobley, “The Wild Man in the Bible and the Ancient Near East,” 217. 40. Timothy
Husband and Gloria Gilmore-House, The Wild Man: Medieval Myth and
Symbolism (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980), 1–17. 41. Adrienne
Mayor's The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient
World (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014) is a welldocumented
argument in favor of a Scythian origin for the Amazons, 2,500 years before
Homer. If so, and ...

Postcolonial Amazons

Author: Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199533377
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realities—they defined Greek, particularly Athenian, gender roles through
opposition.4 The theoretical models used to understand the “classical world”
have shed much light on Greece and Rome, but ancient Greek and Latin texts
have much to ... 4 The recent analysis of Amazons in Greek art and literature by
Mayor stands out as one exception to this: Adrienne Mayor, The Amazons: Lives
and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World (Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University ...

Mounted Archers

Author: Laszlo Torday
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9781900838030
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Mounted Archers is the first monograph to cover the history of this migration from China to the Hindu Kush, and from its antecedents to the time when the migrants came to rule all the land from the Aral Sea to the mouth of the Ganges.

Ancient Greece And Rome Achaea Delphi

Author: Carroll Moulton
Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons/Reference
ISBN: 9780684805030
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THE GRAVES OF AMAZONS2 The Greek legends of Amazons may have been
inspired by real women. Archaeologists in central Asia have recently discovered
the graves of women buried with swords and daggers, indicating that they had
been warriors. ... the great Carthaginian general, also followed Alpine routes
when he led his troops with horses and elephants across ... AESCHYLUs,
Amazons were believed to live somewhere near the Black Sea on the edge of the
known world.

The Complete Dinner Party

Author: Judy Chicago
Publisher:
ISBN:
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13th c B.C.; Scythia Antiope was one of a long line of Amazon warrior- queens
from the region of Themiscyra, now a part of ... 1184 B.C.; Asia Minor Hiera was
the general of an army of Mysian women who fought in the Trojan War. ... 129o
B.C.; Greece According to legend, Medusa was the leader of the Gorgons, an
Amazon tribe. ... parts of the ancient world. ... 325 B.C.; Asia Minor Thalestris, an
Amazon queen, led an expedition of over three hundred armed women across
Asia.

Goddesses Heroes And Shamans

Author: David Bellingham
Publisher: Kingfisher Books
ISBN: 9780753450581
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A guide to the great myths and legends of the ancient world explains how certain myths developed, explores common themes shared by different regions, and includes the more diverse cultures of Siberia, India, and the Amazon.

The Dinner Party

Author: Judy Chicago
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN:
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13th c B.C.; Scythia Antiope was one of a long line of Amazon warrior- queens
from the region of Themiscyra, now a part of ... 1184 B.C.; Asia Minor Hiera was
the general of an army of Mysian women who fought in the Trojan War. ... 129o
B.c; Greece According to legend, Medusa was the leader of the Gorgons, an
Amazon tribe. ... other parts of the ancient world. ... 325 B.C.; Asia Minor
Thalestris, an Amazon queen, led an expedition of over three hundred armed
women across Asia.

Travel Legend And Lore

Author: Ronald H. Fritze
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
ISBN: 9780874367591
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He took others captive, but these women managed to kill their guards and flee
across the Black Sea to Scythia. ... the Greeks, the Amazon legend was passed
on to medieval Christian scholars, who made them part of the pantheon of
monstrous races encountered at the edges of the known world. ... However, most
ancient and medieval writers treated the Amazons with the respect due brave
warriors.