5 great female military leaders of the ancient world

Today, ancient warfare seems to have been based completely on men's resources and leadership. While it's not far from the truth, many female warriors in history led forces and terrified their male enemies.

Do you know any other famous female warriors in history?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Ken Hale
thank you I enjoyed these stories.
Nov 29, 2020 8:06PM
Gassan Couri
Most interesting 🤔
Sep 30, 2020 4:33PM
Rudy Datoc
How about Joan of Arc?
May 19, 2020 4:34PM
Paul Vickers
Where's Thatcher, let's face it. She ruled the cabinet. Lol
May 14, 2020 5:00AM
John McLardie
Number 3 above, Gwendolen, is a fictitious invention of Geoffrey of Monmouth (History of the Kings of Britain) as is her purported husband Locrinus. One thing Geoffrey was good at was spinning good fairy stories. Most, not all, of the kings mentioned in his History did not exist. Some are attested by early Latin inscription dating from the Roman conquest, eg Cymbeline/Cunobelinus, Caractacus/Caradoc, etc.
May 14, 2020 2:10AM
Susan Golebiewski
Very informative. I have not heard of these brave women warriors.
May 13, 2020 7:56PM
Darlene Davidson
Only heard of Boudica. Interesting info.
May 13, 2020 7:31PM
Fahmeena Rasheed Choudhury
Rani of Jhansi of India?
May 13, 2020 7:03PM
David Roy
Deborah, the Israelite Judge.
May 13, 2020 4:39PM
Veronics Moss
Very interesting facts, so now I hope nobody under estimate woman. 😍
May 13, 2020 4:16PM

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