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Empress Zenobia

Palmyra"s rebel queen

by Pat Southern

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Published by Hambledon Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zenobia, -- Queen of Palmyra,
  • Queens -- Syria -- Tadmur -- Biography,
  • Tadmur (Syria) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Tadmur (Syria) -- History,
  • Rome -- History -- Aurelian, 270-275

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-207) and index.

    StatementPat Southern.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS99.P17 S68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713576M
    ISBN 101847250343
    ISBN 109781847250346
    LC Control Number2009278864

      There could be a kernel of truth in the story, but it is a tale so fantastical, so gendered, with sources so unreliable, that it simply could not have historical value. Yet Zenobia did exist, and she did go to war against the Romans. And, as Empress of the East, she came within a hair’s breadth of victory. [pdf format] empress zenobia palmyras rebel queen [pdf format] empress zenobia palmyras rebel queen #Digital~Resources# PDF Format Empress Zenobia Palmyras Rebel Queen Epub Books Reading is a pastime to entrance the knowledge windows. Besides, it can come up with the money for the inspiration and cartoon to turn this life. By this.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; 15 by Joseph McCabe The wives of the Stoics -- The wives of the Sybarites -- Julia Domna -- In the days of Elagabalus -- Another Syrian Empress -- Zenobia and Victoria -- The wife and daughter of Diocletian -- The first Christian. Coin of Zenobia as empress, AD While Odaethanus was on his way to creating a Palmyrene empire, he fell victim to an assassination plot by one of his own relatives. The son of Odaenathus was still too young to take the throne, so Zenobia declared herself regent and seized control of the eastern territories which had recently been stripped.

    Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse, and the surviving literary works are biased towards the Roman point of view, much as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and. septimia zenobia sebaste Download septimia zenobia sebaste or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get septimia zenobia sebaste book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Empress Zenobia.


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Zenobia's husband Septimus Odenathus comes across as a fairly well-developed achiever, but the arguments over his various titles seemed superfluous. Probably the title of Southern's book is misleading--Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen.

The book really focuses on the decline of the Roman Empire over three by: 2. Brilliantly researched - but rather dry, Septem This review is from: Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen (Kindle Edition) Difficult to review as it depends on your requirements: for the serious student of Ancient Rome, this is a *5 work, meticulously researched and with a large bibliography.

However, I would take issue with the cover blurb /5. The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse, and the surviving literary works are biased towards the Roman point of view, much as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and Boudica.

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. Bloggat om Empress Zenobia Övrig information Pat Southern is an expert on Classical History and is the author of many authoritative books in this area including The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine, The Late Roman Army and biographies of Augustus and Domitian (all published by Routledge).

The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse, and the surviving literary works are biased towards the Roman Empress Zenobia book of view, much as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and Boudica.

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. Zenobia's husband Septimus Odenathus comes across as a fairly well-developed achiever, but the arguments over his various titles seemed superfluous.

Probably the title of Southern's book is misleading--Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen. The book really focuses on the decline of the Roman Empire over three centuries.4/5(9). Empress Zenobia: Palmyra’s Rebel Queen | Pat Southern | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Gift Ideas Books Electronics Customer Service Today's Deals New Releases Gift Ideas Books Electronics Customer Service/5(6). Zenobia's husband Septimus Odenathus comes across as a fairly well-developed achiever, but the arguments over his various titles seemed superfluous.

Probably the title of Southern's book is misleading--Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen. The book really focuses on the decline of the Roman Empire over three s: 9. Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen 16 April I sometimes think that if it were not for her coins, Queen Zenobia would be taken as a legendary figure, at least as fanciful as Semiramis of Babylon, or Shirin, the Armenian princess who became the symbolic lady of Islamic mysticism.

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. As queen of Palmyra (present-day Syria), Zenobia was acknowledged in her lifetime as beautiful and clever, gathering round her at the Palmyrene court writers and poets, artists and philosophers/5(22).

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. As queen of Palmyra (present-day Syria), Zenobia was acknowledged in her lifetime as beautiful and clever, gathering round her at the Palmyrene court writers and poets, artists and : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Get this from a library. Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's rebel queen. [Pat Southern] -- During the third century, the Roman Empire was being dismembered from east and west. The provincial capital Palmyria in what is now Syria, anchored the eastern border and. Zenobia: Empress of the East Exploring Zenobia's World.

The Incredible Rise and Fall of the City of Palmyra. I know that I felt very close to Zenobia, which made the book a joy for me to write. View my complete profile. The Last 24 Hours on Zenobia. Get a FREE visitor map for your site. The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia are sparse, and the surviving literary works are biased towards the Roman point of view, much as are the sources for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and Boudica.

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. As queen of. Empress Zenobia: Palmyra’s Rebel Queen – Book Review By Richard Tada.

Empress Zenobia: Palmyra’s Rebel Queen, by Pat Southern. Continuum,$ Zenobia must have known that no Roman emperor could have tolerated foreign control of Egypt, Rome’s all-important supplier of grain.

In Empress Zenobia, Pat Southern seeks to tell the other side of the legendary 3rd century queen's place in history. As queen of Palmyra (present-day Syria), Zenobia was acknowledged in her lifetime as beautiful and clever, gathering round her at the Palmyrene court writers and poets, artists and : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Zenobia was the Queen of the Palmyrene Empire from to A.D. Under her rule, Palmyra expanded from modern Syria all the way from Iraq through Turkey and into Egypt.

Although not much is known of Zenobia’s ancestry, she was likely of noble descent, and may have even been a descendant of Cleopatra. This book is not for the general reader, and even the serious traveller making a first visit to Palmyra is better advised to pack Richard Stoneman's accessible (if more romantic) Palmyra and its Empire: Zenobia's Revolt against Rome () - although neither book includes much on the topography and monuments of Palmyra itself.

Southern's. Get this from a library. Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's rebel queen. [Pat Southern] -- 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. Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen (Book) Book Details.

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'Empress Zenobia: Palmyra's Rebel Queen' by Pat Southern In the 3rd century, in-fighting broke out across the Roman Empire as .Hailing from the Syrian city of Palmyra, a woman named Zenobia (and Bathzabbai) governed territory in the eastern Roman Empire from to She thus became the most famous Palmyrene who ever lived.

But sources for her life and career are scarce. This book situates Zenobia in the social, economic, cultural, and material context of ancient.