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The Resource The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor, (electronic book)

The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor, (electronic book)

Label
The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world
Title
The Amazons
Title remainder
lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Adrienne Mayor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayor, Adrienne
Dewey number
398/.352
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
BL820.A6
LC item number
M39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
EBSCOhost
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amazons
  • Amazons in literature
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Women soldiers
  • Women, Prehistoric
  • Women, Prehistoric
Label
The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Atalanta, the Greek Amazon -- Ancient puzzles and modern myths -- Scythia, Amazon homeland -- Sarmatians, a love story -- Bones : archaeology of Amazons -- Breasts : one or two? -- Skin : tattooed Amazons -- Naked Amazons -- Sex and love -- Drugs, dance, and music -- The Amazon way -- Horses, dogs, and eagles -- Who invented trousers? -- Armed and dangerous : weapons and warfare -- Amazon languages and names -- Hippolyte and Heracles -- Antiope and Theseus -- Battle for Athens -- Penthesilea and Achilles at Troy -- Amazons at sea -- Thalestris and Alexander the Great -- Hypsicratea, King Mithradates, and Pompey's Amazons -- Caucasia, crossroads of Eurasia -- Persia, Egypt, North Africa, Arabia -- Amazonistan : Central Asia -- China -- Appendix: Names of Amazons and warrior women in ancient literature and art from the Mediterranean to China
Control code
purchebs12030466
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 519 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691147208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Amazons : lives and legends of warrior women across the ancient world, Adrienne Mayor, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Atalanta, the Greek Amazon -- Ancient puzzles and modern myths -- Scythia, Amazon homeland -- Sarmatians, a love story -- Bones : archaeology of Amazons -- Breasts : one or two? -- Skin : tattooed Amazons -- Naked Amazons -- Sex and love -- Drugs, dance, and music -- The Amazon way -- Horses, dogs, and eagles -- Who invented trousers? -- Armed and dangerous : weapons and warfare -- Amazon languages and names -- Hippolyte and Heracles -- Antiope and Theseus -- Battle for Athens -- Penthesilea and Achilles at Troy -- Amazons at sea -- Thalestris and Alexander the Great -- Hypsicratea, King Mithradates, and Pompey's Amazons -- Caucasia, crossroads of Eurasia -- Persia, Egypt, North Africa, Arabia -- Amazonistan : Central Asia -- China -- Appendix: Names of Amazons and warrior women in ancient literature and art from the Mediterranean to China
Control code
purchebs12030466
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 519 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691147208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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