I'm going to send you over to Ancient Origins today, as they have an awesome new article up about the Myrmidons. These were allegedly fierce warriors from Thessaly that fought during the Trojan War with Achilles as their leader. The Myrmidons were considered the among the best warriors in Greece. They also were known for wearing black armor, according to some accounts. The origin of the legend of the Myrmidons is a mixture of myth and history which reflects stereotypes that the Greeks and many other cultures have about ants.

Read the article here.