Nabataean


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Nab·a·tae·an

also Nab·a·te·an  (năb′ə-tē′ən)
n.
1. A subject of the kingdom of Nabataea.
2. The Aramaic dialect of the Nabataeans.

Nabataean

(ˌnæbəˈtiːən) or

Nabatean

n
1. (Peoples) a member of an Arab trading people who flourished southeast of Palestine, around Petra, in the Hellenistic and Roman periods
2. (Languages) the extinct form of Aramaic spoken by this people
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Located 1,100km from Riyadh, Al Ula includes a lush oasis valley, towering sandstone mountains and ancient cultural heritage sites dating back thousands of years to when the Lihyan and Nabataean kingdoms reigned.
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km, and includes a lush oasis valley, towering sandstone mountains and ancient cultural heritage sites dating back thousands of years to when the Lihyan and Nabataean Kingdoms reigned.
In Al-Ula, numerous societies and civilizations have followed one another: Neolithic, Nabataean, Roman, Umayyad, Abbasid and Ottoman, among others.
The educational trip included visits to the pre-Islamic Roman sites of Jerash and Nabataean of Petra; the Biblical sites of Mount Nebo and the town of Madaba; Amman's Roman theater; and the Temple of Hercules.
The educational trip included visits to the pre-Islamic Roman sites of Jerash and Nabataean of Petra, the Biblical sites of Mount Nebo and the town of Madaba, Amman's Roman theatre, and the Temple of Hercules.
And to see this elephant-head capital in the Tisch Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is to be reminded that Petra's famous tombs were part of an urban environment, the capital of the Nabataean kingdom and subsequently a city in the Roman empire.
Daraa, SANA- Bosra castle is situated to the east of Daraa province, 850 meters above the sea level, and it is considered as one of the most famous citadels which were built in the Nabataean reign, in addition to its amphitheater.
Estimated to have been built in the first century BC by the Nabataean tribe, it is almost 40 meters high and intricately decorated with Corinthian capitals, friezes, figures and more.
Described as a 'rose-red city half as old as time', the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, half built and half carved into the rock, is both an unusual and very romantic destination for a proposal and one your partner is unlikely to forget.
Nabataean builders have carved them with inscriptions that have provided insight into the names, relationships, occupations, laws and gods of the people who lived there.
Madain Saleh was originally called Al Hijr, or Hegra, by its Nabataean builders who carved its magnificent tombs out of sandstone outcrops.