Helena of Adiabene was a Median queen of Adiabene and Edessa and the wife of Monobaz I, her brother, and Abgarus V. With her husband, Monobaz I, she was the mother of Izates II and Monobaz II. Helena became a convert to Judaism about the year 30 CE.

Jul 02, 2019 · Although the tomb of Queen Helena of Adiabene (a kingdom located in what is now Iraq) is located in the West Bank city of Nablus (Shechem), it has been under French control since 1885. French authorities announced that, for the first time, it will be opened to visitors. In conclusion, we would suggest: 1. The inscribed sarcophagus was found in Chamber C. 2. It may have belonged to another member of the royal family—perhaps an unknown wife... 3. Chamber G was the resting place of the sarcophagus of Queen Helena of Adiabene. 4. We may have a remnant of Helena’s ... Jan 30, 2020 · Adiabene was an ancient kingdom in Assyria, with its capital at Arbela (modern-day Erbil, Iraq). Adiabenian rulers converted to Judaism from paganism in the 1st century. Queen Helena of Adiabene (k…