Epic Warrior Women

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 - Africa's Amazons

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The Agooji of West Africa were the terrifying all-female fighting force of the Kingdom of Dahomey, a small but powerful West African kingdom in modern day Benin that steadily expanded from the 17th Century against the much larger Asante and Yoruba Kingdoms. Dahomey was feared for its annual slave raids deep into its neighb...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Gladiatrix

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Based on hard historic evidence, we recreate the life of a fictional Roman gladiatrix we call Ardala. Through her dramatic journey, we discover how these young women managed to survive desperate conditions. Why so many were ready to die for the sake of public entertainment? And what skills did they need to fight and surviv...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Amazons

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The legendary Amazons of Central Asia are the world’s most famous female warriors, immortalised by the mythology of the Greeks. Travellers and writers from the ancient world tell us that the Amazons hailed from the Scythian peoples. For 1,500 years, nomadic Scythian tribes controlled a huge swathe of Central Asia, keeping ...