In Greek mythology, the Amazons were a tribe of women warriors related to Scythians and Amazon warriors were often depicted in battle with Greek warriors in amazonomachies in classical art. .. city of Cerne, treated the captives savagely, killed all the men, led into slavery the children and women, and razed the city. Sep 23, - One of Dahomeys' women warriors, with a musket, club, dagger—and strike fear into their enemies all along what is still known as the Slave Coast. . “It has been said that only two amazon 'companies' existed before Gezo.