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May 16 2020

New book by Czech writer on Queen Zenobia of Palmyra

Prague, SANA_ The Czech writer Jiri Tomek recently published a new book about the life of Queen Zenobia of Palmyra. The 385-page book, titled “Zenobia, the Queen of the Syrian Desert”, gives details about Queen Zenobia who ruled Palmyra between 267-272 AD. The author stressed that Zenobia was characterized by wisdom and knowledge, in addition to beauty, courage and great ambition. Tomek said that for the peoples of the region, Zenobia has turned into a symbol of love for the homeland, yearning for freedom and struggling against colonialism. He pointed out that he tackled the queen’s life story in the …