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 ...

The Amazons

Author: John Man
Publisher: Bantam Press
ISBN: 9780593077597
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Artists and poets celebrated their battles and wrote of Amazonia. Spanish explorers, carrying these tales to South America, thought they lived in the forests of the world's greatest river, and named it after them.

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.

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. These women, however, were probably not as ferocious as the
Amazons of myth. Scholars believe they carried weapons chiefly to protect their
herds and their land. * hero in mythology, a person of great strength or ability
often ...

The Complete Dinner Party

Author: Judy Chicago
Publisher:
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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 Greece. ... 129o B.C.; Greece
According to legend, Medusa was the leader of the Gorgons, an Amazon tribe. ...
parts of the ancient world. 12th c B.C.; Libya Egee is thought to have commanded
a vast army of women who marched from Libya into Asia, conquering all they
encountered. Opposed by the King of Troy, whose power she challenged and
overcame, ...

Britannica Junior Encyclopaedia For Boys And Girls

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780852291740
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The Amazons were brave warrior women of ancient legend. usually shown as
mounted on horseback, armed with lance and bow or battle-ax, and carrying a
shield. AMAZON RIVER, SOUTH AMERICA, is the largest river in the world,
according to the volume of water it carries. Its drainage basin (the area drained
by the main river ... The river begins its course in the Peruvian Andes and follows
a straight path across its floodplain. The river's source is a chain of glacier-fed
lakes about ...

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 Greece. ... 129o B.c; Greece
According to legend, Medusa was the leader of the Gorgons, an Amazon tribe. ...
other parts of the ancient world. 12th c B.c; Libya Egee is thought to have
commanded a vast army of women who marched from Libya into Asia,
conquering all they encountered. Opposed by the King of Troy, whose power she
challenged and overcame, ...