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He agreed to a second degree murder charge.  This is the definition of that in Canada:

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Murder is thus not limited to crimes where the offender actually intends to kill the other person. Simply intending to cause significant bodily harm can meet the definition.

Murder is classified as either 1st degree or 2nd degree. While both carry an automatic "life" sentence, the distinction is relevant in determining the minimum number of years that are required to be served in prison before the offender is eligible for parole.1st Degree MurderThis is the most serious charge of murder. It includes acts that are:

1) planned and deliberate; -or-

2) instances involving: contracted murder, murder of a police officer (any peace officer performing his duties), hijacking, sexual assault, kidnapping, terrorism, criminal harassment, criminal organizations, intimidation.

The criminal code thus automatically deems murders that occur during the commission of several other offences as automatically 1st degree, even if they are not planned and deliberate.

Also, murder of a peace officer in the course of his duties is 1st degree, even if not planned and deliberate. For instance, Richard Kachkar was automatically charged with 1st degree murder in the killing of Toronto police officer Ryan Russell, despite that he likely did not plan the act of killing beforehand.

Any murder (see four categories above) that does not meet the definition of 1st degree murder, is deemed to be 2nd degree murder.

Penalty for 2nd degree murder

All those convicted of 2nd degree murder will receive a sentence of life imprisonment. Their parole eligibility date will be within a range of 10 to 25 years at the discretion of the judge.

The code also requires those convicted of 2nd degree murder who have previous murder convictions to serve 25 years before parole eligibility. Other than this exception, parole eligibility dates of more than 20 years are extremely rare.

Furthermore, 10 year parole eligibility dates are not particularly uncommon. A 20 year old convicted of 2nd degree murder can reasonably expect to be out of prison in his 30s. While the 2nd degree murderer will likely be released earlier than the 1st degree murderer, both will remain on parole for the remainder of their lives upon release.Manslaughter chargesAny "culpable homicide" that does not meet the definition of murder is said to be manslaughter. Culpable homicide is defined to include when a person causes the death of another human being by:

(a) by means of an unlawful act;

(b) by criminal negligence;

(c) by causing that human being, by threats or fear of violence or by deception, to do anything that causes his death; or

(d) by wilfully frightening that human being, in the case of a child or sick person.

Manslaughter is reserved for killings where the level of intent is less than murder. Practically speaking, manslaughter is when someone is doing something wrong and someone else ends up dead as a result of it -and- the offender did not intend to kill or cause significant bodily harm that he knew may result in death.
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After 2 years, they still haven't released the cause of death.
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Gog and Magog

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ANCIENT ASSYRIA AND THE ISRAELITE SCYTHIANS

In this particular article we will discuss the history of the “Lost Tribes of Israel” and follow their ancient migrations into every corner of the Earth. After reading this article, you will certainly learn many new things contrary to your current understanding of the ancestral and cultural identity of many different nations of the World. You will also discover that modern historians and academia have either purposely or mistakenly omitted certain historical information from the contemporary academic education curriculum, resulting in a completely different perspective of ancient history. This has resulted in the belief that the ancient Israelites are either “Lost” in history and/or the assertion that the modern Israeli’s are the last remnant of the descendants of the Israelite descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – both of which are not true.

It is the intention of this article to provide some detailed information and visual images to help you make the connection between the historical record of the Hebrew Israelites (found in the Holy Bible) and secular history. We will discover that the diasporas of the Israelites at different times and for different reason, has left branches of Israelite descendants scattered in every nation. As a result we will discover that the Israelite branch that migrated into African lands have historical relatives across the Eurasian continent and the Americas. The information provided in this article will also provide support for the fact that the descendants of these Israelite founded many of the early civilizations of ancient times and it was because of their many contributions and prolific progeny in all nations of the Earth that they have been lost to history in fulfillment of the crafty council discussed in Psalms 83:1-7.
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Mikrokosmos A little description of the great world. Augmented and reuised. By Peter Heylyn.
Heylyn, Peter, 1600-1662.

TARTARIA.

*TARTARIA is bounded on the East with the Easterne Ocean, on the West with Muscouie, and Moldauia; on
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 the North with the Scythicke, or frozen Ocean; & on the south with Mare Caspium, the hill Taurus, and the wall of China.

This Country extendeth it selfe from East to West, 5400 miles; and from North to South, 3600 miles.

This Country was of old knowne by the name of Scythia; whose inhabitants were the posterity of Magog, the son of Ia∣phet; called first Magogins afterward Scythes from Scythus their first King. The seuerall inhabitants were first Essedones, men who reioyced most at their parents deaths; of whose heads trimly wrought, and rounded with Gold, they vsed to make their carowsing cups. 2 Agathyrsi, who vsed to paint them∣selues; euery one the more noble he was, the more deformed & stained: for which cause, some haue conceited our Pictes, to haue drawne their originall from hence. 3 Nomades, who ha∣ving no houses, vsed there to abide longest, where the fodder for their cattle was best; which being once consumed, they de∣parted. 4 Axiacae, who were very valiant, but withall barba∣rous and inhumane; vsing in their warres to drinke the blood of him whom they first slewe, euen as it distilled out of his wounds. 5 Geloni, who vsed to apparell themselues with the skinnes of their enimies heads; and their horses with the skinne of their bodies. and 6 Neuri, of whom (beleeue it who list) it is reported, that they could turne themselues into Wolues, and anon againe resume their true being.

The Country by reason of the many riuers running through and sometimes ouerflowing it; was very abundant in grasse: but in fuell so deficient, that their fires were made of bones, in∣steed of wood. This name of Scythia extending it selfe into Eu∣rope, euen vnto all regions lying North from Danubius, called also Sarmatia, and Scythia Europaea: and so populous hath it alwaies beene▪ that it is by diuerse authors stiled the mother of all inundations, vagina gentium, and officina genoris humani.

From hence indeed Hunns, Herules, Franks, Bulgarians,
Circassians, Sueues, Burgundians, Turkes, Tartarians,
Dutch, Cimbers, Normans, Almaines, Ostrogothes,
Tigurins, Lombards, Vandals, Visigothes:
Haue swarmed like Locusts round about this ball,
And spoyl'd the fairest Prouinces of all.

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“…for both the Scythians and Greeks who dwell in Scythia say that every Neurian once a year becomes a wolf for a few days, at the end of which time he is restored to his proper shape.”

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The Ancient Greek Origins of Werewolves

The oldest trace of man-to-wolf transformation dates back to 2100 BC. But the werewolf as we now know it first appeared in ancient Greece.

The werewolf is a staple of supernatural fiction, whether it be film, television, or literature. You might think this snarling creature is a creation of the Medieval and Early Modern periods, a result of the superstitions surrounding magic and witchcraft.

 In reality, the werewolf is far older than that. The earliest surviving example of man-to-wolf transformation is found in The Epic of Gilgamesh from around 2,100 BC. However, the werewolf as we now know it first appeared in ancient Greece and Rome, in ethnographic, poetic and philosophical texts.

The Werewolf in Ancient Greece

These stories of a transformed beast are usually mythological, although some have a basis in local histories, religions and cults. In 425 BC, the ancient Greek historian Herodotus described the Neuri, a nomadic tribe of magical men who changed into wolf shapes for several days of the year. The Neuri were from Scythia, the land that is now part of Russia. Using wolf skins for warmth is not outside the realm of possibility for inhabitants of such a harsh climate: this is likely the reason Herodotus described their practice as “transformation”.

 In 380 BC, Greek philosopher Plato told a story in the Republic about the “protector-turned-tyrant” of the shrine of Lycaean Zeus. In this short passage, the character Socrates remarks: “The story goes that he who tastes of the one bit of human entrails minced up with those of other victims is inevitably transformed into a wolf.”

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An interesting characteristic of the ancient father of history, Herodotus, was that the man often believed in the unbelievable—or, at least, gave off that impression in his writing. Odd folklore, mythology, tall tales and bizarre theories on science and geography all made appearances in Herodotus’ The Histories.

According to Book IV of The Histories, the Neuri people were neighbors of the Scythians. The Scythian people inhabited a large territory usually centered around Ukraine and southern Russia, but they lived a nomadic lifestyle, so their borders could be flexible. The Neurians were located somewhere on the border of this large swath of Scythian territory.

Readers of The Histories are introduced to the Neuri people at a time of chaos. Herodotus wrote that only a single generation before Darius I of Persia crossed the Danube River to attack the Scythians (around 513 BCE), the whole of the Neurian lands were infested with vicious snakes. Herodotus wrote that hordes of snakes just suddenly and mysteriously appeared throughout the territory. To make matters worse, even more snakes were apparently pouring in from an uninhabited land to the north. The snake infestation was so bad that the Neurians had to flee their lands and seek shelter with another nomadic group, the Bundinians, who lived in, or near, the area of Scythia.

After this odd introduction to the Neuri people, Herodotus made another shocking disclosure—the Neurians were sorcerers and werewolves. Supposedly, due to some sort of magic, the Neuri people (yes, the entire Neurian population) would turn into beasts for multiple days on a seemingly set annual cycle. After their few days as wolves were up, the Neurians would simply return to their original human form and life would go on, as usual.
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The earliest written report occurs in the Epic of Gilgamesh when the goddess Ishtar transforms a goat herder into a wolf after she tires of him and the motif of divine disfavour is prevalent in the ancient Mediterranean world in regards to people stalking the night in wolf-form. Lycaon, King of Arcadia, immortalised by Ovid, is certainly the most prominent case. Quite like Tantalus, he roasted one of his sons and offered the gruesome dish to Zeus to test his omniscience. The deity saw through the hybrid scheme and punished the rustic royal from Arcadia by turning him into a wolf. And while the folks up north had a somewhat different tradition of wolf-man tales, the idea of cursed shapeshifters preying on their fellow humanity was dusted off a thousand years after the end of antiquity during another turning-point in time, when the Middle Ages were finally over and the dawn of Modernity had its witch-craze all across Europe with an undercurrent of a werewolf-craze.

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The eighteenth Sūrah of the Quran, Al-Kahf, which mentions a figure named Dhul Qarnayn, who is widely identified with Alexander the Great, as having built an enormous wall to protect humankind from the evil, demonic forces of Gog and Magog.
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Dhu al-Qarnayn, (Arabic: ذُو ٱلْقَرْنَيْن, romanized: Ḏū l-Qarnayn, IPA: [ðuː‿l.qarnajn]; lit. "He of the Two Horns") appears in the Quran, Surah Al-Kahf (18), Ayahs 83–101 as one who travels to east and west and sets up a barrier between a certain people and Gog and Magog (called Ya'juj and Ma'juj).[1] Elsewhere the Quran tells how the end of the world will be signaled by the release of Gog and Magog from behind the barrier. Other apocalyptic writings predict that their destruction by God in a single night will usher in the Day of Resurrection (Yawm al-Qiyāmah).[2]

Early Muslim commentators and historians variously theorized on the identity of Dhu al-Qarnayn,[3] most notably as Alexander the Great and as the South-Arabian Himyarite king al-Ṣaʿb bin Dhī Marāthid.[4] Some modern scholars have argued that the origin of the Quranic story may be found in the Syriac Alexander Legend,[5] but others disagree.[6][7] Although some favor identification of Dhu al-Qarnayn with Cyrus the Great,[8] the majority of modern scholars and commentators still prefer Alexander the Great.[9]

The story of Dhu al-Qarnayn has its origins in legends of Alexander the Great current in the Middle East in the early years of the Christian era. According to these, the Scythians, the descendants of Gog and Magog, once defeated one of Alexander's generals, upon which Alexander built a wall in the Caucasus mountains to keep them out of civilised lands (the basic elements are found in Flavius Josephus). The legend went through much further elaboration in subsequent centuries before eventually finding its way into the Quran through a Syrian version.[5] However, the supposed influence of the Syriac legends on the Quran have been questioned based on dating inconsistencies and missing key motifs.[6]

While the Syriac Legend references the horns of Alexander, it consistently refers to the hero by his Greek name, not using a variant epithet.[19] The use of the Islamic epithet Dhu al-Qarnayn, the "two-horned", first occurred in the Quran.[20] The reasons behind the name "Two-Horned" are somewhat obscure: the scholar al-Tabari (839-923 CE) held it was because he went from one extremity ("horn") of the world to the other,[21] but it may ultimately derive from the image of Alexander wearing the horns of the ram-god Zeus-Ammon, as popularised on coins throughout the Hellenistic Near East.[22] The wall Dhu al-Qarnayn builds on his northern journey may have reflected a distant knowledge of the Great Wall of China (the 12th century scholar al-Idrisi drew a map for Roger of Sicily showing the "Land of Gog and Magog" in Mongolia), or of various Sassanid Persian walls built in the Caspian area against the northern barbarians, or a conflation of the two.[23]
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Odontotyrannos (Greek: όδοντοτύραννος), also odontotyrannus or dentityrannus[a] ("tooth-tyrant") is a three horned beast said to have attacked Alexander the Great and his men at their camp in India, according to the Latin Letter from Alexander to Aristotle and medieval romances that incorporated it.

According to the Latin Letter from Alexander, it had a black, horse-like head, with three horns protruding from its forehead, and exceeded the size of an elephant. It was undeterred by the sight of fire, killing twenty-six[c] Macedonians and incapacitating fifty-two, before being put down by thrusts of hunting spears. The local Indians called the beast "tooth-tyrant"[3] (dentityrranus or odontatyrannus).[d][6]

Valerius's biography of Alexander[e] (beginning of the 4th century) spells the beast's name as "odontotyrannus" and states that the strength of 300 men were required to drag its body out of the river.[f][7][5] In the Syriac version of Pseudo-Callisthenes, it is the Mashḳělath or Mashklet (Syriac: ܡܫܩܠܬ[8][9]) which causes 26 casualties among Macedons and requires 300 men to tug out of a ditch,[10] and in the Armenian version 1,300 were needed for the job.
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Armenian version of the Alexander Romance, Sulu Manastir 1544, Manchester, John Rylands University Library, Armenian MS 3, fol. 123r
Odontotyrannos depicted as Unicorn in the Armenian version of the Alexander Romance
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Imagining Alexander the Great

In thinking about these sort of cultural uses of real historical figures, I was reminded of an especially beautiful facsimile the Robbins Library possesses of Royal MS 20 B. xx, a manuscript of the French prose Alexander Romance that was created in Paris in the 1420s. The facsimile reproduces not only the interior of the manuscript but attempts to recreate the overall experience of reading the manuscript by reproducing the binding as well. For those of us without ready means of travelling to see the real thing, this is a handy substitute.

The current binding is not original to the manuscript but was an 18th century addition. The facsimile also replicates some of the front matter, which indicates that this manuscript was held in the royal collection. According to Joanna Fronska in the critical matter accompanying the facsimile, the first known owner was Henry VIII (Facsimile Edition 306).

To go back to my earlier point about appropriations of Alexander, one of the things I find most interesting about this manuscript is how the past is re-imaged in order to represent the expectations of 15th century readers. It is common practice in manuscript illuminations to depict figures of the past within contemporary settings and clothing. On a practical side, this can help readers quickly identify figures within an illumination.

The Alexander manuscripts are famous for their depictions of marvelous creatures who blur the lines between man and beast. The women with ox-tails are delightfully furry, with tails clearly depicted (left image, Fol. 58r), and the 7-foot-tall women are as large as Alexander and his men on horseback, though they are sadly missing their hoofed feet (Fol. 58v). These giant women are described in the romance as extremely beautiful despite their unusual height.

According to Maud Pérez-Simon, he’s an Odontotyrannus, which means “colossal animal with huge tusks” (Facsimile Edition 277). And for the name alone you should look at this book. He is the world’s angriest deer. He has 3 horns and fangs. And an army of bats and mice. What’s not to like?

Spending an hour or so contemplating the beautiful construction of this facsimile isn’t a bad way to spend an afternoon. Additionally, the accompanying book translates the entire text, so you can read the romance—or select pieces of it—even if you can’t read Old French.

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There Any Truth Behind the Bucegi Mountain Discovery?

In 2009, the book Transylvanian Sunrise was published, causing a stir in the paranormal research community. The book chronicles a “discovery” under the Romanian Sphinx located in the Bucegi Mountains.

The book discusses a joint effort between the U.S. and Romanian governments to explore tunnels under the sphinx that lead to rooms that possessed advanced technology. Most of the world believes the book to be a work of fiction. However, there are a select few that claim the book is true and the two governments are hiding a find that would change mankind forever.

It makes for a great story, but is there any truth behind the Bucegi Mountain discovery?

The Bucegi Mountains are part of the Carpathian Mountain Range that spans six European countries; however, the bulk of the Carpathians are located in Romania. This is where the Bucegi Mountains are located.

Today, the mountains are part of the Bucegi Natural Park near the resort town of Sinaia. Prior to the claims made by Transylvanian Sunrise, the mountains were steeped in an ancient lore of their own.

According to legend, Zamolxis, the god of the ancient Romanian people (the Dacians), made his home and sanctuary in the mountains. It was often said the god would vanish deep into the caverns to consult his oracles because “the cave must have been branched labyrinth-like.”(1) However, the modern-day myth that the book is attempting to perpetuate is a vastly different one.


In 2003, the Pentagon discovered, through the use of satellite technology, an anomaly beneath this ancient sphinx. Through the highest levels of Freemasonry, the Pentagon was able to secure an alliance with the most secret department of the Romanian Intelligence Service which is known as Department Zero.(2)

Most readers take the book as pure fiction, something akin to the works of William Dietrich or James Rollins. It has all of the elements of that genre, such as mysterious findings, government cover-up and involvement of the Freemasons and the Illuminati.

The co-author of the book, Peter Moon, claimed to have co-authored the book with an Intelligence officer with the Romani Government. (3)

Yet, the book is big on claims, but short on proof. Because of this, most of the world has pretty much written the book off as fiction, but there are others out there who claim that can “prove” this find is real.

One proponent of the book claims that the proof is in the stars. AstrologyWeekly.com states that astrology has the means to prove the claims of the book as fact. It does this by taking various celestial positions into consideration. The site claims that these positions line up with the discoveries claimed in the book; therefore, the discovery must be true.

For example, “The Jupiter-Uranus opposition was superposed on the 3rd-9th house axis, the knowledge axis and on the nodal axis in Romania’s natal chart, determining an evolutionary leap in knowledge.”(4)

Nevertheless, astrology really cannot be considered as proof. Another proponent, Alexander Light at HumansAreFree.com, offers a ton of claims that the book is factual, but once again, very little proof.
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This is an interview with the author Peter Moon who translated the 7 books in this series ^^ into English.

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They mention the ancient Romanian Hall of Records, the tunnels to inner earth in the Carpathian mountains and Ukraine, the Montauk project, etc. 

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The Warrior Woman of Scythia




The First Women Warriors on Horseback

The Scythians migrated from central Asia to southern Russia, centering over the present day Crimean peninsula, in the 8th and 7th centuries BC.

The tribe was artistic, violent, and comprised entirely of excellent horse riders. They were among the earliest people to master horseback riding, a tactical advantage that astonished and overwhelmed their neighbors. Every Scythian had at least one personal mount, but the wealthy owned vast herds. Most of the horses were the Przewalski’s horse, the only horse native to the Eurasian steppe. Rarely, archaeologists unearth a second type of horse built more like a Thoroughbred.

The author of the article believes these ancient equestrians could be the source for the legendary “Amazon Women” as described by Greek author Herodotus. One of the most famous archaeology finds from the area is the ‘Siberian Ice Maiden’ found in 1993.

The Ice Maiden died at the age of 25 from breast cancer, though initial research found evidence she suffered a fall from a horse. She was buried with six horses, all saddled and bridled, to signify her high status. She was covered in tattoos, many of which appear to be images of horses wearing the stag headdress. Her head was shaved and she was found wearing a wig made from horse hair.

The Ice Maiden wasn’t a warrior, though. Most likely she was a spiritual leader, due to the various herbs found with her remains as well as the isolated nature of her burial. The warrior women were buried with their weapons, primarily bows and knives. National Geographic reports, “With the advent of DNA testing and other bioarchaeological scientific analysis, they’ve found that about one-third of all Scythian women are buried with weapons and have war injuries just like the men.”

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Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men

The real Amazons were long believed to be purely imaginary. They were the mythical warrior women who were the archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Every Greek hero or champion, from Hercules to Theseus and Achilles, had to prove his mettle by fighting a powerful warrior queen.
We know their names: Hippolyta, Antiope, Thessalia. But they were long thought to be just travelers' tales or products of the Greek storytelling imagination. A lot of scholars still argue that. But archaeology has now proven without a doubt that there really were women fitting the description that the Greeks gave us of Amazons and warrior women.

The Greeks located them in the areas north and east of the Mediterranean on the vast steppes of Eurasia. Archaeologists have been digging up thousands of graves of people called Scythians by the Greeks. They turn out to be people whose women fought, hunted, rode horses, used bows and arrows, just like the men.

There was even an Amazon island, wasn't there?

Yes. It's the only island off the southern coast of the Black Sea. It's now called Giresun Island. But it was first written about in Apollonius of Rhodes's version of the epic poem The Argonauts. As Jason and the Argonauts are sailing east on the Black Sea, they stop at what they call Island of Ares or Amazon Island. There they see the ruins of a temple and an altar, where they claim the Amazons sacrificed horses and worshipped before they went to war.
This is really interesting, because it means the Greeks were finding ruins associated with Amazons as far back as the Bronze Age. It shows how real the Amazons were to them. Recently, Turkish archaeologists found the altar and temple ruins that are mentioned in Jason and the Argonauts.

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The year is 700 BCE, the place is the Black Sea. You find yourself in land east of ancient Greece. To your right lies the tumultuous sea, to your left a mountain range. In between: fertile lands where hazelnuts grow, berries, wild sage and oregano. You are riding through the shallow marshes along the coast, with no more than the occasional heron, wild horse or hawk crossing your path. When suddenly, you are attacked by a fierce band of warriors on horseback.

According to the Greek scholar Herodotus, this is what happened to a tribe of Scythians. They were a community of nomadic horse-archers living on the Black Sea around the 7th century BCE, who one day found their horses seized by a mysterious fighting force. Only once the young men had engaged and killed some of them, did they realise that their opponents were women. Female warriors called Amazons, who ‘had nothing beyond their weapons and their horses’ and ‘devoted their lives to hunting and raiding’.

The Sauromatians were part of the Scythians, a Greek umbrella term for a variety of culturally similar, yet distinct, nomadic and seminomadic communities who lived, rode and fought for centuries in the direct neighbourhood of ancient Greek settlements on the Eastern Aegean Sea, in modern-day Anatolia. The Scythians lived on a territory stretching from the Himalaya and Altai mountains in modern-day China to the Black Sea in today’s Georgia and Turkey. Accounts of them are given by ancient Greek historians and philosophers, such as Plato or Herodotus, the latter assuring us that, among some tribes, women came to wield ‘a power no less than that enjoyed by men’.

More recently, the historian Adrienne Mayor has rediscovered these independent warrior women for us. As a research scholar in Classics and the history of science at Stanford University, she followed the archaeological and literary traces of the mythical Amazons – and identified as their historical counterparts the female horse-archers of Scythia and Sauromatia, writing up her findings in The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World (2014). Fierce, independent female warriors had long been believed to be a mere figment of the ancient Greek imagination. The evidence that Mayor has pieced together tells a different story: these women were real.

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Of Scythians and Amazons — Warrior Women of the Era of Alexander the Great

IN NOVEMBER OF 1977, excavators in the northern Greek town of Vergina unearthed what would later be described as the “archaeological find of the century.”

Hidden beneath a large mound, now known as the Great Tumulus, lay a Macedonian-style shrine with a cluster of four tombs, two of which appeared to be unlooted. After decades of sterile digs, archaeologists had finally located the ancient city of Aegae, the first capital of Macedon and burial ground of its kings.

But there was another intrigue: the remains of the female were weaponized; spearheads, remnants of a breastplate, an ornate pectoral and gilded greaves lay beside the body. An item of great mystery accompanied them: a gold bow-and-arrow quiver styled like the hip-slung gorytos of Scythian archers. This led the vexed excavator to propose that the Tomb II woman had “Amazonian leanings.”

But there was another intrigue: the remains of the female were weaponized; spearheads, remnants of a breastplate, an ornate pectoral and gilded greaves lay beside the body. An item of great mystery accompanied them: a gold bow-and-arrow quiver styled like the hip-slung gorytos of Scythian archers. This led the vexed excavator to propose that the Tomb II woman had “Amazonian leanings.”

The mythical Amazons, along with the very real Scythian tribes, were frequently mentioned in the same breath in ancient Greece. Aeschylus described them as “the Amazons of the land of Colchis, the virgins fearless in battle, the Scythian hordes who live at the world’s end.” Herodotus’ Histories explains how the fates of Amazons and Scythians became intertwined on the northern shores of the Black Sea where Greeks would settle to trade.

In burial mounds known as kurgans, more than 112 graves of women buried with weapons were unearthed between the Don and the Danube rivers. Many were scarred with arrow wounds. The high proportion of females with weapons suggests 25 per cent of Scythian fighters were women, a figure rising as more skeletal remains undergo DNA testing. But who was the Scythian-outfitted warrioress in Tomb II?

Inevitably, tales of Amazons entered the history of Alexander who was determined to retrace pre-history’s colourful sagas. The young Macedonian conqueror is said to have crossed paths with 300 of the fabled warrioresses during his conquest of Persia, even partaking in a 13-day tryst with an Amazon queen. Various embassies from the more-easily accounted for Scythian tribes are found in the campaign accounts.

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