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  1. Lucinda Dirven

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah17253

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

How to Cite

Dirven, L. 2012. Malachbel. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012


Malachbel was a god of Palmyra, the caravan city in the Syrian Desert, whose cult is attested throughout the Roman Empire during the first three centuries ce.


  • archaeology;
  • religion;
  • religious history;
  • Roman history