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Epic Warrior Women: Amazons

Full Episode | 44:00

The ancient Greeks mythologized the Amazons, but these legendary female warriors were inspired by the very real nomadic Scythian women of Central Asia. With the help of recent archaeological findings, uncover the lives of these Amazons.

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Greek travelers and writers from the ancient world mythologized the Amazons, but these legendary female warriors were very real. They hailed from the ferocious nomadic Scythian tribes that controlled a huge swath of Central Asia and kept the great powers of Greece, Persia, and China at bay. With the help of recent archaeological findings, uncover the lives of these Amazons through the tale of a Scythian who grows up to become a horse warrior and leader of her tribe in a defining battle against the Persians in 6th century BC.

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