Saturday, 10 May 2014

Zenobia


"Queen Zenobia's Last Look Upon Palmyra" by Herbert Gustave Schmalz



Origin: Greek
Meaning: "life of Zeus"
Gender: feminine
Pronunciation: zə-NO-bee-ə

Zenobia was a 3rd century Queen of the Palmyra, who after leading a famous revolt against the Roman Empire and claiming the title "Queen of the East", she was defeated by emperor Aurelian.


   Related names:

Zena - English (f)
Zenobios - Ancient Greek (m)
Zenovia - Greek (f)
Zinovia - Greek (f)
Zinoviy - Russian (m)
Zinoviya - Russian (f)


   Name days:

Poland: October 30

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