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The christian amazon, with her invincible target, Alias, the focus of genial rays, or Dian of the Rushes, to much for 300,000, Infidels.

The christian amazon, with her invincible target, Alias, the focus of genial rays, or Dian of the Rushes, to much for 300,000, Infidels.

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Cartoon shows Catherine II, as an amazon with sword raised and bearing a shield emblazoned with double-headed eagle, battling the Sultan, Selim III, attacking with a rifle fixed with bayonet; Joseph II, an ally, hides behind Catherine; an apish Louis XVI and the King of Spain stand to the side of the Sultan; in the background the Turkish army fires cannon and lobs hand-grenades which are rebuffed by Catherine's shield.

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01/01/1787
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Library of Congress
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