Zenobia – Mother Vabalathus

Spread the loveSeptimia Zenobia (271-272AD) Æ Antoninianus as Augusta Queen of Palmyra Mother of Vabalathus Eastern Usurper of Rome Septimia Zenobia was the second wife of Odenathus, king of Palmyra. Zenobia had taken over the government of Palmyra following the assassination of her husband in 267 AD. She successfully defeated the attempts of Emperor Gallienus (253-268AD) to … Continue reading Zenobia – Mother Vabalathus