Dahomey Amazons

The Greek legends of the Amazons, and the warriors of the Eurasian steppe that inspired them, were not the only women to have waged war. Perhaps the most prominent of the female warriors were the so-called Dahomey Amazons, an all-female force established by the rulers of the Kingdom of Dahomey.

Feb 16, 2022 | 13:46 | Josh Geiger

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