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Gallery | Amazons

An alternative ending to the Iliad reads "and then an Amazon came...". Achilles will fall in love with that Amazon—Penthesileia. Hector had married Andromache, who has an Amazonian name. And Herakles and Theseus fought Amazons. In this Gallery we will look at visual representations of Amazons.

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Gallery | Amazons

An alternative ending to the Iliad reads "and then an Amazon came...". Achilles will fall in love with that Amazon—Penthesileia. Hector had married Andromache, who has an Amazonian name. And Herakles and Theseus fought Amazons. In this Gallery we will look at visual representations of Amazons. Read more

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