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‘The Amazons smoked weed, had tattoos and fought like men’: Historian uncovers the TRUTH behind the legend of the ancient female warriors 

The Amazons – an ancient coalition of all-female warriors – smoked cannabis, bore tattoos and fought in fierce battles like men, according to a new historical investigation. ‘Archaeology has now proven without a doubt that there really were women fitting the description that the Greeks gave us of Amazons and warrior women,’ historian Adrienne Mayor tells National Geographic. ‘They fought, hunted, rode horses, [and] used bows and arrows, just like the men.’

via ‘The Amazons smoked weed, had tattoos and fought like men’: Historian uncovers the TRUTH behind the legend of the ancient female warriors  | Daily Mail Online.

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This entry was posted on October 30, 2014 by in History.

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