Amazon Women


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that examines stories of tribes of huge women warriors known as amazons. Virgil wrote of Camilla, the Amazon Queen, who led a band of women into battle during the Trojan War. Christopher Columbus wrote in 1493 of an island of tribal women. Cortes described encounters with a tribe of wome

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Also Known As
History's Mysteries (11/01/99)
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary that examines stories of tribes of huge women warriors known as amazons. Virgil wrote of Camilla, the Amazon Queen, who led a band of women into battle during the Trojan War. Christopher Columbus wrote in 1493 of an island of tribal women. Cortes described encounters with a tribe of women who enslaved men. In 1997, archaeologists uncovered evidence in Russia that offered tantalizing clues that this legendary tribe of warrior women may have really existed.

Film Details

Also Known As
History's Mysteries (11/01/99)
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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