Petra

Petra The ruins of Petra in today s Jordan constitute one of the most extraordinary and fascinating monumental complexes of the ancient world for the outstanding quality of the architecture and for the ci

Petra Petra Arabic , Al Batr Ancient Greek , originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. Petra Industries Wholesale Distributor Consumer Electronics Petra is the industry s wholesale consumer electronics accessory authority As a consumer electronics wholesale distributor we connect top name brand products with retail partners. Petra History, Map, Location, Facts Britannica Petra Petra, ancient city, center of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Musa the Valley of Moses one of the places where, according to Petra Wikitravel Petra, the fabled rose red city, half as old as time, is a well known ancient Nabataean city in the south of Jordan.Due to its breathtaking grandeur and fabulous ruins, Petra was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in . Visit Petra Home Page It is the ancient main entrance leading to the city of Petra, starts at the Dam and ends at the opposite side Petra travel Jordan Lonely Planet A visit to Petra when it was rediscovered for the wider world by Jean Louis Burckhardt in the th century meant going in disguise, speaking in local dialect and engaging the trust of surrounding tribespeople. Petra, Jordan Archaeology and History National Geographic Camels in the doorway of the Treasury at Petra, Jordan, shows the enormity of the ancient building s entrance Carved into the sandstone hill by the Nabataeans in the second century A.D this Petra Welcome to Jordan Tourism Board Home Petra was first established sometime around the th century BC, by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Petra The identity of Petra s father has been hidden from her all her life When her mother dies, Petra embarks on a quest which leads to Jaume, a celebrated artist and a powerful, ruthless man. Petra band Petra is a music group regarded as a pioneer of the Christian rock and contemporary Christian music genres Formed in , the band took its name from the Greek word for rock.

  • Title: Petra
  • Author: Fabio Bourbon
  • ISBN: 9780760756195
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Paperback
  • The ruins of Petra, in today s Jordan, constitute one of the most extraordinary and fascinating monumental complexes of the ancient world for the outstanding quality of the architecture and for the city s remarkable position, set amidst rugged hills and narrow gorges The color of the rock from which the buildings were hewn adds further charm to the whole The ancient NabThe ruins of Petra, in today s Jordan, constitute one of the most extraordinary and fascinating monumental complexes of the ancient world for the outstanding quality of the architecture and for the city s remarkable position, set amidst rugged hills and narrow gorges The color of the rock from which the buildings were hewn adds further charm to the whole The ancient Nabatean capital is without doubt one of the marvels of the world, a place that will captivate even the most hardened traveler Full of practical information, splendid photographs, and dozens of plans and reconstruction drawings, this guidebook will serve as a precious aid to those preparing to visit this fascinating and vast archaeological site From the fantastic Khasneh to the gigantic Deir, from the spectacular Urn Tomb to the mysterious Temple of the Winged Lions, every monument is described in detail and examined in relation to the complex historical and artistic events of the Rose red City, the evolution of which is analyzed at length in the introductory chapter Petra is not unique for its architecture alone Here, Mother Nature has achieved one of her most original creations, defying her very own rules, laid down at the beginning of time improbable geometry, unbelievable colors, contrasts that would by unthinkable elsewhere The illustrations in this book pay tribute to this splendor and make it a work of rare emotional impact.

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    1. This is a guide to touring the site of Petra and surrounding areas. It gives suggested walking tours and describes the architecture of the carvings in detail. Wonderful photographs accompany the text.

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