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jul 8, 100 - Petra, Jordan: Treasury and Great Temple

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400 BCE-100 CE
Cut rock
Nabataean Ptolemaic and Roman

Nabatean - people who occupied the area of Petra

Petra was the capital of the Nabatean kingdom until Roman Emperor Trajan created Arabia and moved capital to Bosra (modern day Syria)

Well developed city

Known as great traders, controlling the luxury trade of incense during Hellenistic and early Roman periods.

Hellenistic Period - death of Alexander the Great. 323 BCE-31 BCE when Roman Empire emerged

Strategic location - Petra is at the intersection of Mediterranean, Egypt and Middle East; rich trade

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Date:

jul 8, 100
Now
~ 1919 years ago

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