Amazons were described by Herodotus as wearing trousers and having tall stiff caps.  The double-sided axe was the most emblematic of their weapons. Amazons can also be identified in vase paintings by the fact that they are wearing one earring.
Oct 17, 2014 · The Greeks, of course, were fascinated by the Amazons’ sex lives. They came up with all sorts of lurid ideas—that they were single-breasted lesbians who killed their male children, or that Author: Joshua Rothman.
They were also described by Herodotus as "androktones", killers of males. They were said to worship Artemis the virgin goddess of the hunt, and Ares the god of war. The Amazons were a tribe of.
The Sarmatians, described as a large confederation, were to dominate these territories over the next five centuries. According to Brzezinski and Mielczarek, the Sarmatians were formed between the Don River and the Ural Mountains. Pliny the Elder (23–79 AD) wrote that they ranged from the Vistula River (in present-day Poland) to the Danube.
Apr 02, 2012 · The Classical Greeks described Her as being daddy’s girl who wanted to remain forever chaste. One time Kallisto, described as one of Artemis’ nymphs (who according to earlier Arcadian myths was Artemis’ own alter ego!) was seduced by Zeus and fell pregnant.