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Amazons -- warrior women or ancient myth?

http://tx.essortment.com/amazonswarrior_ryci.htm
Did Amazon warrior women, the Antiope and Hippolyte, belong to an extinct matriarchal warrior society? Or were they simply fictional characters depicted in ancient Greek mythology?


Who were the Amazons?

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/
aegean/amazons/amazonwho.html

What is known of the actual Amazons within the Aegean is very little, and yet intrigue about a race of dominant warrior women in the bronze age has flourished from ancient times into the present.


The Amazons

http://www.myrine.at/Amazons/
Is there more behind these famous warrior women than mere fantasy? Join in a virtual archaeological expedition to fathom this mysterious myth.


Homer's THE ILIAD

http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/iliad.html
Read the entire text online.


The Trojan War

http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/troyilium/a/trojanwar.htm
A sequence of major events in the Trojan War.


The Trojan War: The Judgement of Paris

http://www.royalty.nu/legends/Troy.html
According to legend, the chain of events that led to the Trojan War started at a royal wedding.


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