Child of the Amazons: And Other Poems Max Eastman

ISBN: 9781331511557

Published: September 27th 2015

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Child of the Amazons: And Other Poems  by  Max Eastman

Child of the Amazons: And Other Poems by Max Eastman
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 72 pages | ISBN: 9781331511557 | 10.64 Mb

Excerpt from Child of the Amazons: And Other PoemsThe Amazons, according to a fable not without historic significance, were a tribe of female warriors who dwelt upon the river Thermodon, near the Euxine Sea. Annually, to perpetuate their race, theyMoreExcerpt from Child of the Amazons: And Other PoemsThe Amazons, according to a fable not without historic significance, were a tribe of female warriors who dwelt upon the river Thermodon, near the Euxine Sea.

Annually, to perpetuate their race, they joined the men of a fighting nation upon Mount Caucasus- but of the offspring of these unions they saved only the girls. Their patron deity was the virgin Artemis, who is here identified with a star visible at dawn. Their queen, Penthesilea, was slain by Achilles in the fight at Troy.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

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