Zenobia of Palmyra: Rival to Rome

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Β β€œWhatever must be accomplished in matters of war must be done by valor alone.Β You demand my surrender as though you were not aware that Cleopatra preferred to die a Queen rather than remain alive.” - Zenobia to Emperor Aurelian Though inhabited from the Neolithic Era, Palmyra reached its height of prosperity due to its location on the Silk Road and the heavy profits [...]