Amazon

Amazons, known as the women warriors who lived in the town of Themiskyra which they founded near the Thermedon creek (Terme / Samsun), are among the cultural inheritance? of Samsun. Since Amazons, who are said ,by various resources, to have cut one of their breasts and who are mentioned in several legends, are accepted as a cultural and historical value of Samsun and its surroundings; a festival is organized in Terme every year in their name. It is known that the name Terme comes from Thermedon in spite of the fact that there are various claims about the country of amazon’s who are known to settle on coasts of The Black Sea after the years 1200 b.c.