jun 29, 400 BC - Petra, Jordan: Treasury and Great Temple
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.
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