Zenobia in Chains

Illustration

by Sowlos
published on 12 September 2014

Queen Zenobia of the Palmyrene Empire, 3rd century CE, rebelled against the Roman Empire and may have been paraded by Emperor Aurelian through the streets of Rome in golden chains. Marble sculpture by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, 1859 CE, now in the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

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