In Our World. Legends of the Amazon Warriors do resonate.
A particular combination of Qualities so highly thought of.
Women. Warriors Defending Country, Kin. Mores.
Such appreciation, admiration
is not new. New not even to such as The
this Ancient Grecian Author.
So Writ. He Told Tales of Lore, War. Mores.
Of an Invading Army of 5th Century Greece.
Small or non-Breasted. Now. Then,
after removal Thereof. Of also
Clothes adorned. Lil’.
Long Pants, Leather Boots.
Spear, Bow, Shield. Axe. Thereupon.
Double-Headed that is. That is also when
so fought for Freedoms, Lives and Dreams.
Even now;.. ish… well…
Not So Long. Ago. Herein. Then
as now, veneration flows. Like the Amazon.
River flows. There. Aboves. Image.
The Amazon River.
Of long and vast renown in Our World. Legends
so Tell of immense
Length, Width, Waters as well. Well as
during the Wet Season widening to almost 48 kms.
Containing some 20% of Our World’s Fresh Waters.
Surrounds the Jungle Amazon Rain-Forest; also
so nomened respectively similar. Women of Warrior-
Warriors, Soldiers, Weapon and Combat savvy.
Ready as well. Well as
In Our World… Legends. Amazons that chose
through adversity to display Martialness, Rightness-
foregoing tenderness for the tougher
Realities. In the Real…
World. Then. Wars
that so sought to tear African Tribes, Nations apart.
In and within Our World, Legends, History records
well such Exploits, Bravery of
Boudicea, Tabua, Iati’e, Kaipkre, Min. Also as well,
The Cleopatra, Joan de Arc’,
Molly Pitcher. Mores. The Herero.
Amazons as well. Well as in DAHOMEY, War was abrew.
Then. Mid-19th Century. Ish.
Now nomened, so called as West Africa, Benin. The Nation
There. Now. Then
’twas called so. So The King gathered
too. To and for an emerging Dynasty
with an Emergency. His.
Of Kings. African.
Gezo… Glele, His Son. Families and crews.
Amazons. Did Come.
So called. Ahosi.
There. Dahomey. Then. 19th Cent.
Amazons. Army. African.
The Amazons owed allegiance to Sovereign, Country.
NO mere Man ‘cept
whence, wheres, whens, Sovereign…
Ways, Means a King/Man… Reigns. Reigning
King. Only Then.
And that… well as
within Bounds. As well, Following Protocol,
Traditions. Such Things.
The Ahosi Amazons
of Dahomey had a unique
Weapon. Razor Sharp, Half Meter Long
Razor(ed) Blade. Mores than able
and rather capable of ‘twain slicing. A Man
in two. Two
Lines Amazonian did One. European Visitor
Travelling Thru’ Cana in 1777,
then nomened, thus so see.
Two noted. Lined Within. Palace
Grounds… There and Upon;.. Trained…
“…A Great Number of Armed Women, Forming…
A Square Battalion… Paraded… Firing Musket Volleys.
Soon They Formed Into Two Lines
and Kept Up A General Fire
Which Was Very Well Executed…”. Execution
paraded, so and well done. To That. Two Lines. There.
Parading. Palace Grounds. Amazonians
Dahomey. Ahosi. Then. Then of yore,
In Africa, many Tribes/Nations settled differences
with conflict. War.
Dahomey itself, from the Fon Tribe had come into being
through the remnants of winners and conquered of
several earlier skirmishes. In this Region; The Yoruba
their main Enemy.
Ahosi were more than willing to cover all
the War Specialities then required.
RifleWomen, Sword Bearers, Spear Specialists, Archer Cohorts.
They oft assumed a Central position within the
Dahomey Main Army. All Officers were Women.
Amazons only answering to such Others and Sovereign.
Civilians, esp; Man;..
kept well aways and Eyes averted too.
Custom, Tradition. There.
Training as harsh as the Men.
Marching, Burdens, Weapon Carrying, Shooting.
Rough Terrain Living.
Weaponry, Defensive Movements.
Fitness, Strategy, History.
Scaling Cliffs, Hiking Mountain Lands, Tackling
Prevailing Traditions guided Battle-Gear, Equip, Uniform.
Generally Environ guided Short Tunics, Knee Pants.
Ammo + co. kept in small Boxes tucked aways.
Belts, Caps… at Times, Places.
Gun and Sword…
perhaps the Main Weapons by the turn of the 1900’s.
Flint-Lock Muskets, Breech-Loading, Repeating Rifles
all came into favor. Favored too The
Amazon Sword. Still
as mentioned previous… Razor Sharp.
50-75 cm of Blade. Razored. Eventually a
Spring Loaded Mechanism at Times, Places.
Akin to the Switch-Blade Mech.
Folding down and into a Black Handle Scabbard.
One Press, Sword Ready.
Mostly used with swinging Movements. Ahosi.
Women… and those Hips.
Amazons. Our World Legends. Still.
Amazing Amazonian Ahosi.
Feel Free and Mores.
No War. Of Words. Just and so
What to You.?.
And Who Those Who Are,
Heroines too.?. To now,
Next… So To Be: Thus;
Elementary 101. Elements. Essential Guide. The.
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i, Shiro that is.
With Any Thoughts, Hints, Tips and Dreams.
If A Particular Legendary Theme or Our World Legends. Is
To Be So Writ. Herein.