Did Amazons cut off a breast?

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Among Classical Greeks, amazon was given a folk etymology as originating from a- (?-) and mazos (?????), "without breast ", connected with an etiological tradition once claimed by Marcus Justinus who alleged that Amazons had their right breast cut off or burnt out.

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Likewise, people ask, who was the queen of the Amazons in Greek mythology?

?p? l? t? /; Greek: ???????? Hippolyta) was the Amazonian queen who possessed a magical girdle (a waist belt that signified her authority as queen of the Amazons) given to her by her father Ares, the god of war.

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Thereof, do Amazons age?

Amazons (DC Comics) The Amazons of DC Comics are a race of warrior women who exist as part of Greek mythology. As long as Amazons remain on Themyscira they do not age. Circumstances involving the unexpected arrival of Steve Trevor forced their existence to be revealed to the modern world.

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Why are Amazons called Amazons?

In 1542, Francisco de Orellana reached the Amazon River (Amazonas in Spanish), naming it after a tribe of warlike women he claimed to have encountered and fought on the Nhamundá River, a tributary of the Amazon.

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