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review Searching for the s Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the s an elusive tribe of hard fighting horse riding female warriors Eual to men in battle legends claimed they cut off their right breasts to improve their archery skills and routinely killed their male children to purify their ranksFor centuries people believed in their existence and attempted to trace their origins Artists a. For me this was a good introduction to the real s The first half of the book concerns itself with the etymology of and why it does not mean single breasted the culture and society of the Scythians nomads who taught all their children regardless of gender how to fight and came to dominate the entire Eurasian Steppe from the Carpathian Mountains in the west to Ordos Plateau in the east and archaeological finds of women warrior graves complete with evidence of battle wounds and weaponsThe other half of the book delves into other interpretations of the myth and even some pop culture aspects of the s everything from the river other distant societies who had female fighting forces in the past 200 years to Wonder Woman I ve been told Adrienne Mayor s The s Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World is the next best thing so I ll look into that later

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review Searching for the s Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Until nowFollowing decades of new research and a series of groundbreaking archeological discoveries we now know these powerful warrior ueens did indeed exist In Searching for the s John Man travels to the grasslands of Central Asia from the edge of the ancient Greek world to the borderlands of China to discover the truth about the truth about these women whose legend has resonated over the centurie. Fantastically writtenThis book takes on the history or lack thereof of the women of the I enjoyed the read Not only do you get the myths the legends and the stories passed down but what history is there is shared John Man did a great job with this book and I look forward to getting a hard copy of this book to re read and make notes in the margins Great jumping off book for those who are looking to do some research or wanting to gain a deeper understanding of these warrior women


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    PDF or EBOOK (Searching for the s) ð John Man A thoroughly fascinating look not only into the myths legends and evidence for s but also what defined them as such and then throughout history examples of these being shown in the centuries since With tangents taken into art the Renaissance Romanticism religion and empire building John Man has introduced groups of women throughout history I'd never heard of and found to be fascinating From the Scythians to the Sarmartia

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