He was the author of a collection of proverbs in three books, still extant in an abridged form, compiled, according to the Suda , from Didymus of Alexandria and "The Tarrhaean" (Lucillus of Tarrha, a polis in Crete). In the work, the proverbs are alphabetised and grouped by hundreds. This collection was first printed by Filippo Giunti in Florence, 1497.
- Smith, William, ed. (1873). "Zeno'bius". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Zenobius". Encyclopædia Britannica. 28 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 972. Endnotes:
- Corpus paroemiographorum graecorum, E. L. Leutsch, F. G. Schneidewin (ed.), vol. 1, Gottingae, apud Vandenohoeck et Ruprecht, 1839, pp. 1–176.
- Discussion about Zenobius at Roger-Pearse.com
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