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* Literature/TheBible, in Chapter 4 of Judges, has Deborah, a prophetess and leader (or [[TitleDrop "judge"]]) of Israel, leading her people to victory against a foreign enemy. Boudicea-like, she is a skilled charioteer.
** In the same story there's Jael, the wife of one of Deborah's generals, who put a tent peg through an enemy king's head. She's more of a GuileHero, however, having manipulated the guy first before killing him when distracted.
** Rahab, the madame of a brothel, gleans secrets from enemy soldiers in moments of distraction and passes them to the Israelites who are besieging the city.
** There's also PluckyGirl Judith, who tricks an enemy general and cuts his head off to free the Jews from him.
* [[ClassicalMythology Greek mythology ]]features goddesses [[LadyOfWar Athena]], [[BadassBookworm goddess of wisdom/intelligence]], justice and {{war|God}} and [[TheArcher Artemis]], [[ImprobableAimingSkills goddess of hunting]], [[NatureHero nature]] and [[{{Lunacy}} the Moon]].
** Many goddesses actually, rather ironically given the patriarchal Greek culture. Hera was at times worshipped with a warrior aspect, and kicked the crap out of Artemis in the Trojan War. Selene, the Moon goddess, fought against freaking [[EldritchAbomination Typhon]], many primordial goddesses are clearly much more powerful than Zeus himself (Nyx, for starters, [[MamaBear which is why he never messes with her children]]), and Aphrodite had not only associations with war, but many nasty epithets associated with death and violence.
* [[{{Badass}} Durga]][[note]]meaning, "the invincible"[[/note]], from HinduMythology, is the [[GodOfGood goddess of victory of good over evil]] and very, very good at killing demons.
* Freyja, the leader of the Valkyries. When she gets angry, she can make the whole of Asgard shake.
** [[ThePowerOfTheSun Sunna]], who is on war with evil sky wolves, and actually left behind the Sowilo rune, which symbolises victory.
** The valkyries are basicly an AmazonBrigade of death incarnate.
* St. Margaret of Antioch, also called Margaret the Dragon Slayer. Margaret fought off the advances of a local governor and was thrown into a dungeon with a dragon "which she subdued with a crucifix." In art, the crucifix is actually a spear or longsword, the hilt forming the cross, and she battles the dragon in the same manner as St. George. After defeating the dragon, {{Satan}} appeared to her, and [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu she wrestled him to the ground]]. She is also one of the saints that Joan of Arc claimed appeared to her.