In ... reality, the Amazon kingdoms not only comprise an extremist end of matriarchy but also are a beginning and a purpose in themselves. [They] ... exclud[e] ... everything male except some enslaved boy cripples[.]
Mothers and Amazons (trans. 1965 (original 1930s)), p. 122.
[She described Amazons, who battled against Greeks, as] an extreme, feminist wing of a young human race, whose other extreme wing consisted of the stringent patriarchies.Helen Diner
Amazons .... were conquerors, horse tamers, and huntresses who gave birth to children but did not nurse or rear them [these Amazons being the aforementioned "feminist wing"][.]Helen Diner