List of Roman Emperors (Palmyra)

On these pages, you will find the names, regnal dates, and portraits of the emperors of the Roman Empire, with links to more information.

Odaenathus (?)Odaenathus
  • c.220: Septimius Odaenathus 
  • 260: establishes personal rule in the East
  • 262: dux Romanorum, corrector totius Orientis, rex regum
  • Autumn 267: murdered

Biography from the Historia Augusta


ZenobiaZenobia
  • date of birth unknown: Julia Aurelia Zenobia
  • Autumn 267: clarissima regina
  • 270: clarissima pia regina
  • Spring 272: Septimia Zenobia Augusta
  • Summer 272: taken captive by Aurelian
    died in captivity

Biography from the Historia Augusta


VaballathusVaballathus
  • c.260: Lucius Julius Aurelius Septimius Vaballathus Athenodorus 
  • Autumn 267: rex regum, corrector totius Orientis, dux Romanorum
  • november 270: vir consularis, rex, imperator
  • Spring 272: Imperator Caesar Lucius Iulius Aurelius Septimius Vaballathus Athenodorus
  • Persicus maximus Arabicus maximus Adiabenicus maximus pius felix invictus Augustus
  • Summer 272: taken captive by Aurelian 
  • died in captivity

Literature

Dietmar Kienast, Römische Kaisertabelle. Grundzüge einer römischen Kaiserchronologie (1990 Darmstadt)