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Amazon. See Amazon. Can move as queen or as knight.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-01-06 UTC
More detail about the original Amazons can be found on
http://www.karpov.ru/katalog/_9th_en.php, a page showing a novelty set
based on a battle of the sexes in Classical mythology. Shakespeare used
the outcome as the backdrop to a Midsummer Night's Dream.