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NYPL's Warrior Women of the Ancient World

Women Warriors
Women Warriors Myths and Legends of Heroic Women By Mayer, Marianna (Book - 1999 ) J 398.08 M and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 14

Annotation:From days of old, they have intrigued people all over the world: brave, defiant warrior women who stir imaginations, rouse passions, and often inspire thousands of followers...Twenty-four full-color illustrations and a map, bibliography, and annotated index are included in this striking anthology for all ages. Amazon.com

Killer Queens
Killer Queens (DVD - 2011 ) DVD 941.0099 K Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:From Boudicca’s vengeful rebellion against the Romans in 43 A.D. to Lady Mary Bankes’ courageous defense of Corfe Castle in 1643, Rory takes us on a fast-paced tour of southeast England to explore the history and motivations of these determined Killer Queens. bfsent.com

Cleopatra
Cleopatra A Life By Schiff, Stacy (Book - 2010 ) B Cleopatr S and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Famous long before she was notorious, Cleopatra has gone down in history for all the wrong reasons. Her supple personality and the drama of her circumstances have been lost. In a masterly return to the classical sources, Stacy Schiff boldly separates fact from fiction to rescue the magnetic queen whose death ushered in a new world order. Amazon.com

Warrior Women
Warrior Women An Archaeologist's Search for History's Hidden Heroines By Davis-Kimball, Jeannine (Book - 2002 ) 305.409 D Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Davis-Kimball weaves science, mythology and mystical cultures into a bold new historical tapestry of female warriors, heroines and leaders who have been left out of the history books-- until now. Amazon.com

Herstory
Herstory Women Who Changed the World (Book - 1995 ) In-library use only in some locations
Warrior, Dancer, Seductress, Queen
Warrior, Dancer, Seductress, Queen Women in Judges and Biblical Israel By Ackerman, Susan (Book - 1998 ) In-library use only in some locations
Women Warriors
Women Warriors Adventures From History's Greatest Female Fighters By Apeles, Teena (Book - 2003 ) In-library use only in some locations
Warrior Women
Warrior Women The Amazons of Dahomey and the Nature of War By Edgerton, Robert B., 1931- (Book - 2000 ) and more… In-library use only in some locations

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Great books and dvds of ancient women that led their people in war.


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