Zenobia or al-Zabbāʾ: The Modern Arab Literary Reception of the Palmyran Protagonist

@article{Woltering2014ZenobiaOA,
  title={Zenobia or al-Zabbāʾ: The Modern Arab Literary Reception of the Palmyran Protagonist},
  author={R. Woltering},
  journal={Middle Eastern Literatures},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={25 - 42}
}
Abstract Historical sources present us with two Zenobia of Palmyra characters. In the Greco-Latin sources she is the leader of a great rebellion against the Roman Empire. That is the most commonly known version. There is, however, a second historiography of Zenobia. This Arab version presents us with a very different tale, in which Zenobia (al-Zabbāʾ) struggles in the context of Arab tribal warfare. This article is concerned with the way modern Arab authors have revived the memory of Zenobia. A… Expand
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