Not inferior men: a story of courage and rage Persian Amazons

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Scientists could not believe their eyes, when DNA tests on the buried warriors two thousand years ago showed that already at that time women were not inferior to men on the battlefield. The power of the Persian Empire covered almost the whole of Asia. Neighboring States just could not resist Omandam.

Despite the fact that few people had heard of the Persian Amazons, their courage and fighting ability is worthy of a separate story, which we will cover next.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Tomiris, the Queen-warrior

Was the most fierce warrior. This lady had zero tolerance for those who dared to encroach on its territory, or on her throne. Wise and cruel, she became famous for countless military victories. Also was known for inventive torture — forced objectionable to make smoketrail.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Samsi, the Arabian Queen

Went down in history as a fearless warrior to be reckoned with even by the great kings of the neighboring Assyria. It has established trade route and swore allegiance to the rulers. However, soon, Samsi United with Damascus to oust the Assyrians from the region. The bloody war ended in complete defeat for Damascus, and Sami was captured. But the Assyrians did not execute the warrior, and brought her to the throne, showing their respect.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Pantea, commander of the Immortals

Pantea was considered one of the most successful commanders in the army of Cyrus the Great. After Cyrus conquered the Babylonian Empire, pantea organized an elite squad of Immortal soldiers who inspired awe enemies one of its kind.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Banu, the wife of Babak

In 816 ad, Banu and her husband led the resistance power of the Arab Caliphate, the seizure of their tribal territory. 23 years they have held in their mountain fortress, whose walls could not crush the enemy. She was an ACE Archer and a cruel commander. Not losing a single battle, the couple were betrayed by a trusted person and given to opponent.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Rules Palmyra in the 1st century ad and was at that time one of the few who dared to challenge the authority of Rome. Smart political Zenobia above could inflict a painful blow of a great Empire, leaving no food supplies half of the country. To equal the Queen maintained relations with military and political leaders of neighbouring countries, which at the time was an unprecedented achievement for a woman.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Khawla bint al-Azwar

The healer with the army of Muslims who sought to spread the word of Allah throughout Persia in the 7th century BC During the raging battle against the Byzantine Empire fell, the brother of Hawly: beside herself with grief, the girl dropped the garment to the healer, hid the face under a green scarf, grabbed the scimitar, and bravely rushed into the thick of the fight. Inspired by the companions turned the tide of battle in their favor.

Не уступали мужчинам: история храбрости и ярости персидских амазонок

Apranich, warrior of Sassanid

The daughter of the Persian commander went in his father’s footsteps and became a professional soldier, rising from the simple soldier to the commander, without the aid of his father. In the battles against the Righteous Caliphate girl took command of the remnants of the military forces of the Sassanid dynasty and for several years exhausting the enemy a sudden lightning attacks.

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As reported by the portal “Znayu” these women warriors were in no way inferior to men, and multiply your wins by female adroitness and resourcefulness, and went down in history.

Also “Znayu” I wrote, historians have defined the growth of the main heroes in Russia.

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