Zenobia: shooting star of Palmyra

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 lived. This book situates Zenobia in the social, economic, cultural, and material context of her Palmyra

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Main Author: Andrade, Nathanael J. ca. 20./21. Jh.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2018]
Reviews:[Rezension von: Nathanael J. Andrade, Zenobia. Shooting star of Palmyra (Women in Antiquity)] (2019) (Sartre, Maurice, 1944 - )
Series/Journal:Women in antiquity
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Zenobia Palmyra, Queen ca. 3. Jh.
B Palmyra / Roman Empire / History 268-272
Further subjects:B Tadmur (Syria) History
B Queens Syria Tadmur Biography
B Rome History Aurelian, 270-275
B Zenobia Queen of Palmyra
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Parallel Edition:Electronic
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Summary: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 lived. This book situates Zenobia in the social, economic, cultural, and material context of her Palmyra
Zenobia's likenesses -- Palmyra, Zenobia's city -- Urban landscape -- Social landscape -- Embryonic star -- Social world -- Coming of age -- Rising star -- Marital household -- Widowhood -- Shooting star -- Dynasty -- Civil war -- Epilogue: fallen star -- Legacy and likenesses -- Appendix 1. Palmyrene monuments mentioned -- Appendix 2. Brief and simple guide to Palmyrenean Aramaic -- Appendix 3. Inscriptions for Odainath's household
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 245-278
ISBN:0190638818