), tetrarch of Trachonitis and the surrounding country, disturbed his neighbours by his predatory incursions, and was in consequence deprived by Augustus of almost all his possessions, which were given to Herod about B. C. 24. When Augustus came to Syria in B. C. 20. Zenodorus appeared before the emperor to beg for a restitution of his dominions, but he died suddenly at Antioch in the course of the same year. and the remainder of his territories was likewise bestowed upon Herod.
There are coins extant struck by Zenodorus.
The specimen annexed contains on the obverse the head of Augustus, and on the reverse that of Zenodorus. (J. AJ 15.10
. §§ 1-3, B. J.
1.15. s. 20.4; D. C. 54.9
; Strab. xvi. p.756
; Eckhel, vol. iii. p. 496.)