Where can I find a “ranking of power” for amazon women tribes?
You won’t. The only references to the amazons exist in a couple stories, and they are most certainly apocryphal. Also, any stories about cutting off their right breast for archery (always explained away as some ridiculous attempt at etymology) are untrue. “That brings us to the question of whether the Amazons were real or just mythological. It’s a mystery how the Thermodon in modern Turkey became so closely associated with Amazons. Other than the ancient Greek writers, there is no real evidence of a warrior-woman tribe living near there. Two groups of mounted nomads did live in the area–the Scythians, who moved down from the north, and an earlier wave of nomads called the Cimmerians. There is no good evidence that Cimmerian women were ever warriors, but archaeological evidence unearthed in the Ukraine in the 1950s suggests some Scythian women may have been. However, the evidence dates to the 4th century B.C., by which time Scythia was no longer closely associated with Amazons in the t