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Zenobia : shooting star of Palmyra

Zenobia : shooting star of Palmyra

Author: Nathanael J Andrade; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, copyright 2018.
Series: Women in Antiquity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hailing from the Syrian city of Palmyra, a woman named Zenobia (also Bathzabbai) governed territory in the eastern Roman empire from 268 to 272. She thus became the most famous Palmyrene who ever  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathanael J Andrade; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780190638818 0190638818 9780190638825 0190638826 9780190638832 0190638834 9780190638849 0190638842
OCLC Number: 1091274423
Description: XVII, [3], 284 strony : ilustracje ; 25 cm.
Contents: ForwardAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsChapter 1: Zenobia's Likenesses Part I: Palmyra, Zenobia's CityChapter 2: Urban Landscape Chapter 3: Social Landscape Part II: Embryonic Star Chapter 4: Social World Chapter 5: Coming of Age Part III: Rising StarChapter 6: Marital Household Chapter 7: Widowhood Part IV: Shooting StarChapter 8: Dynasty Chapter 9: Civil War Epilogue: Fallen StarChapter 10: Legacy and Likenesses Appendix 1: Palmyrene Monuments Mentioned Appendix 2: Brief and Simple Guide to Palmyrenean Aramaic Appendix 3: Inscriptions for Odainath's Household Bibliography
Series Title: Women in Antiquity.
Other Titles: Shooting star of Palmyra
Responsibility: Nathanael J. Andrade.


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Of far greater consequence, especially for the educated public, are the appendices and bibliography: the destruction of monuments, the nature of Palmyrene Aramaic, original language version of Read more...

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