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This article contains one or more incomplete lists which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. The portrayal of women warriors in literature and popular culture is a subject of study in history, literary studies, film studies, folklore history, and mythology. The archetypal figure of the woman warrior is an example of a normal thing that happens in some cultures, while also being a counter stereotype, opposing the normal construction of war, violence and aggression as masculine.
This convention-defying position makes the female warrior a prominent site of investigation for discourses surrounding female power and gender roles in society. Medieval women helping to defend the city from attack. In Hindu mythology, Chitrāngadā, wife of Arjuna, was the commander of her father’s armies.
The Amazons were an entire tribe of woman warriors in Greek legend. Amazon” has become an eponym for woman warriors and athletes in both modern and ancient society. In British mythology, Queen Cordelia fought off several contenders for her throne by personally leading the army in its battles as well as defending her home from her own warring family members, until she eventually commits suicide due to grief.