TIL pre-colonial Benin was home to the Dahomey Kingdom which Europeans called “Black Sparta” because of its advanced military culture. It famously had an elite all-female division called the Ahosi or the “Dahomean Amazons” which partially inspired Marvel’s Wakanda.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benin#Precolonial_period

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