), a sculptor, known by the inscriptions on two busts in the Museum of the Capitol. Miller states that one of these busts is that of the emperor Clodius Albinus, and R. Rochette says than one of them is that of the emperor Macrinus. Whether, by putting these statements together, we have the subjects of both works, or merely two different opinions respecting one of them, we have not the means of deciding.
At all events, Zenas must have lived about the commencement of the third century of our era. From the occurrence of the name Ζηνᾶς
on an inscription of Aphrodisias (Böckh, Corp. Inscr.,
No. 2768, vol. ii. p. 512) M. Raoul Rochette thinks it probable that Zenas may have been a native of that place, at which the name Zenon
was also common. [ZENON.] The same writer also points out the error of Sillig, who, from the true and a false reading of one of the inscriptions above referred to, as recorded by different authorities, has inserted in his Catalogue two different artists, Zenas
(Müller, Archäol. d. Kunst,
§ 205, n. 2 ; R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn,
pp. 428, 429 2nd ed.)