They are in no way inferior to men.
The ancient world was ruled by men. Strong warriors who knew how to oppose the enemy of steel and agility, with contempt looked at women except to bear children and prepare food. However, history is replete with brave warriors alone is able to resist enemy troops. Here are 10 girls who were able to prove that the battlefield does not know gender differences and values only of military courage.
Princess Pinhão was the daughter of Li yuan, who established the Tang dynasty. When Li yuan began his rebellion Pinhão gathered to help father a army of peasants and seized control of the district of Hua hin. In 617 ad, she seized the capital of the sui dynasty and became the first woman in China received the title of Marshal.
Hydna of Scione learned to swim since childhood that is useful to the whole of Greece. Having defeated the Spartans at the battle of Thermopylae, the Persians went to Athens, secretly sent the fleet down the coast. Hidna was able to swim ten miles in the storm, watching the movement of the fleet, and then motioned to the Athenian courts for the attack. Itself fearless warrior took the place on the flagship and died at the first clash with the Persians.
Joan of Arc
The story of the maid of Orleans is known to every schoolchild, but historians still do not understand how to explain the miraculous transformation of an ordinary villager in a formidable warrior who managed to defeat the English army. Joan was tried as a witch and burned at the stake, and then was canonized and canonized.
The Countess de Montfort
In 1300, the city of Jeanne de Danper besieged army of enemies. The husband of virgin-warriors fell on the walls, and then she put on his armor and took command. Being able to lift the siege of the city, Jeanne gathered a band of several hundred warriors out in the field and routed the besiegers.
With fifteen years of Matilda participated in the bloody battles. Her outstanding ability of the commander used the first Pope Gregory, then Pope urban. Giving the war of thirty years, Matilda retired to a monastery where he ended his days.
The story of the British Queen Cordelia reflected in many sagas. The girl had to rule the country after the death of his father, Lira British. Cordelia committed suicide in captivity, and Shakespeare introduced her character in the tragedy “King Lear”.
During the reign of the Emperor Valens, a Union of semi-nomadic Arab tribes broke through the frontier and invaded the territory of the Roman Empire. At the head of the nomads stood Movie, woman warrior. The Roman General Sozomenus with contempt looked at the tribes agreed to obey the woman, for which he paid with his own head in the first skirmish with Mafia.
Keenan was the daughter of Philip of Macedon. Her mother led descended from the Illyrian of women warriors. Her Keenan was trained in all military wisdom: she fought in the front ranks on par with the best warriors of Phillip.
This Egyptian Queen rules 1530 to 1560 BC. Ahhotep a renowned warrior, as evidenced by found in the tomb of the sword and battle armor.
The Emperor Nero deprived the leader of an independent tribe called the Iceni of the title, which provoked the famous anti-Roman rebellion of 61. Boudicca rules his army with chariots and managed to win several victories over the Roman legions. In the final battle soldiers of Caesar surrounded the Iceni, Boudicca but chose to poison himself with Hemlock in order not to be captured.
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