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Classically Inspired: Amazons

April 17th, 2018

Here’s another one of our “classically inspired” connections – examples of how modern stories are based on the ancient tales. From Black Ships Before Troy (the story of the Illiad):

“The Amazons were a tribe of women warriors who lived far away in the lands watered by the river Thermodon. In battle they were the equals of the strongest men, and some said that they were daughters of Ares, the god of war.”

Now you know the background of this “wonder” of a woman warrior:


We’re having fun with these – keep sending them in! Email Down Home if you come across a story inspired by the classics!


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