The Amazons And Their Murdering Ways OR The Evolution Of Brutality, Part Two

Yesterday, we looked at some ancient Greek sources that talked about the Amazon’s sex and child rearing practices.  While there was a bit of enslaving and some child mutilation, surprisingly no one got killed.  The Amazons didn’t cavalierly kill their sex partners or throw their male babies to the wolves.  Women were in charge, andContinue reading “The Amazons And Their Murdering Ways OR The Evolution Of Brutality, Part Two”

The Amazons And Their Murdering Ways OR The Evolution Of Brutality, Part One

Since Wonder Woman #7 came out last week and revealed that the Amazons seduced and murdered sailors and then traded their male children for weapons, I’ve been thinking about the ancient stories of the Amazons.  Not only did the Amazons kill the men, but one of Hephaestus’ spared Amazon sons says that the Amazons wouldContinue reading “The Amazons And Their Murdering Ways OR The Evolution Of Brutality, Part One”