Amazons - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a legendary race of female warriors, in Asia Minor
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Alexander meets some of the Amazons.
In his reign, the Amazons burnt down the temple at Ephesu
ttled the kingdom of the Amazons; so that to those who
em; and hence they were called Amazons. 12 They had two
Minithya, queen of the Amazons, came to meet him, having
banians border the Amazons, whose queen Thalestris, as man
an alliance with them and the Amazons, and took them into
the annual mysteries among the Amazons. The ruler of the
way led to the country of the Amazons. And when he was
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