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Warrior Amazon

In Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, one interesting character is Hyppolyta, who married the Duke of Athens at the end of the play.

Hyppolyta was the queen of a tribe of female warriors called the Amazons. According to ancient stories, the Duke Theseus went to war with the Amazons and after he had defeated them in battle he fell in love with their queen.

Although this has never been proved even in the myths, but it has been widely believed that Amazon warriors cut their right breasts off to make shooting a bow and arrow easier.

But it seemed that this horrible practice might not applied to their queen, I wonder how could a woman won the love of the Duke of Athens with only one breast?

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