The Amazons

The amazons were groups of tribal warrior women who lived in Asia minor. They killed all but the strongest male babies, and cut off the right breast of the female ones so they could more easily draw a bow (amazon=breastless).

Antiope--another name for Hippolyta
Hippolyta--abducted by Theseus
Penthesilea--sided witht the Greeks during the Trojan War.

Regular Ol' Amazons:
Aello--slain by Herakles. Her name means Whirlwind.