Amazon Women | 1999
Documentary that examines stories of tribes of huge women warriors known as amazons. Virgil wrote of Camilla, the Amazon Queen, who led a band of women into battle during the Trojan War. Christopher Columbus wrote in 1493 of an island of tribal women. Cortes described encounters with a tribe of women who enslaved men. In 1997, archaeologists uncovered evidence in Russia that offered tantalizing clues that this legendary tribe of warrior women may have really existed.