Learn About This Awesome Ancient Queen
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The Islamic State has destroyed numerous ancient relics in the Syrian city of Palmyra.
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Want to Annoy ISIS? Learn About This Awesome Ancient Queen.
This third-century warrior puts ISIS to shame.
“One of the most powerful Palmyran stories is that of Zenobia -- a warrior queen from the third century who rebelled against Rome and nearly brought the ancient empire to its knees. Today, the memory of this powerful woman stands as a direct challenge to the violently enforced misogyny of the Islamic State.”