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(Biography) 3rd century ad, queen of Palmyra (?267–272), who was captured by the Roman emperor Aurelian
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(zəˈnoʊ bi ə)

(Septimia Bathzabbai) died after A.D. 272, queen of Palmyra in Syria A.D. 267–272.
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There are interest and power in his narratives of Julian's expedition into Assyria, of Zenobia's brilliant career, and of the capture of Constantinople by the Turks, but not the stirring power of Green or Froude or Macaulay.
Once or twice in the past he had been faintly disquieted by Zenobia's way of letting things happen without seeming to remark them, and then, weeks afterward, in a casual phrase, revealing that she had all along taken her notes and drawn her inferences.
I will not even refer to Dido or Zenobia. Only what are we to talk about?
A 96-year-old WWII veteran, who holds the World Guinness record for being the oldest diver on the planet, plunged 42.5 metres to explore the Zenobia shipwreck off Cyprus.
Ray Woolley, from Port Sunlight, set the record on his 96th birthday yesterday, at the popular Zenobia wreck off Cyprus's southern coast.
The world's oldest scuba diver, 96-year-old Ray Woolley, broke his own world record on Saturday with his dive at the famous Zenobia shipwreck off the Larnaca coast.
Prague, SANA- A new book on Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra was published in the Czech capital city of Prague under the title "Queen Zenobia" by author Jiri Tomek.
Zenobia July's life changed radically when she started living with her aunts and going to a new middle school.
Zenobia's suicide is the defining act around which The Blithedale Romance is constellated: all parts of the narrative converge toward it and radiate from it.
The Beverlys is an eight-episode original, scripted family comedy written by Zenobia Groves, Evelyn Preston and Tommy Blaze that centers around a small-town girl who mentors three young orphan girls dreaming of starting their own music group.
Centuries later, Zenobia, queen of Palmyra, took advantage of a period of upheaval in the Near East in the late 3rd century AD to carve a kingdom for herself and her city - and it was no coincidence that she connected her ancestry back to the fighting traditions of the Hellenistic Cleopatras.