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Empress Zenobia : Palmyra's rebel queen

Author: Pat Southern
Publisher: London : Hambledon Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse. The surviving literary works that do exist are biased towards the Roman point of view, as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and Boudica. Zenobia was acknowledged in her lifetime as beautiful and clever, gathering writers and poets, artists and philosophers around her at the Palmyrene court. It was said that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Southern, Pat, 1948-
Empress Zenobia.
London : Hambledon Continuum, 2008
(DLC) 2009278864
(OCoLC)231585364
Named Person: Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.; Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.; Königin) Zenobia (Palmyra
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Southern
ISBN: 9781441142481 1441142487
OCLC Number: 676697949
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 Zenobia in History and Legend; 2 Palmyra and Rome; 3 Septimius Odenathus: Restorer of the East; 4 Zenobia Widowed; 5 Septimia Zenobia Augusta; 6 Aurelian and the Roman Recovery; 7 Aftermath; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Pat Southern.

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