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Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity

Andrew M. Smith

Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity

an historical geography

by Andrew M. Smith

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities,
  • Historical geography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew M. Smith II
    SeriesBAR international series -- 2173, BAR international series -- 2173.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS110.A683 S65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895119M
    ISBN 101407307177
    ISBN 109781407307176
    LC Control Number2010551943
    OCLC/WorldCa696296652

    Ptolemaeus lists places like Wadi Rumm (Iram) in southern Jordan, in his list of cities in Arabia Felix. (Aramava-Geogr. ). Thus, many of the characteristics that ancient writers attributed to Arabia Felix can also be applied to the Nabataeans, and southern Nabataea in particular. Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved. Petra is one of the 7 wonders of the on: Ma'an Governorate, Jordan.

    FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: ANDREW M. SMITH II. Andrew M. Smith II has been very active in research and development in n and , Smith directed a USAID project through ACOR/SCHEP to map the various land routes between Bir Madhkur and Petra. The main thrust of the effort was to document the ancient Incense Road, to promote economic Location: Rome Hall - The history of the Arabs in antiquity from their earliest appearance around BC until the first century of Islam, is described in this book. It traces the mention of people called Arabs in all relevant ancient sources and suggests a new interpretation of their history/5(4).

    Arabs, Arabias, and Arabic before Late Antiquity. Smith II (A. M.) a Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An Historical Geography, Oxford. Smith (A. M. II) b «The Bir Madhkur Project: A Preliminary Report on the Season», A p. Author: Robert Darby.


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Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity by Andrew M. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

A comprehensive discussion of the communication networks in the valley is the focus of Chapter 4, with the expressed goal of understanding how the various sites interrelate with one another. Finally, Chapter 5 provides a broad historical sketch of. Wadi Araba in classical and late antiquity: an historical geography.

[Andrew M Smith] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An Historical Geography ISBN: BAR number: S Add to cart + − Description.

BOOK DESCRIPTION Wadi Araba is a unique landform of great historical importance. As a part of the Great Rift Valley, Wadi Araba extends southward from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba and.

The Arabah (Arabic: وادي عربة ‎, Wādī ʻAraba), or Arava / Aravah (Hebrew: הָעֲרָבָה, HaAravah, lit. "desolate and dry area"), as it is known by its respective Arabic and Hebrew names, is a geographic area south of the Dead Sea basin, which forms part of the border between Israel to the west and Jordan to the east.

The old meaning, which was in use up to the early 20th. Delight in a hour cruise in the Red Sea on a brand-new glass-bottom boat to admire coral reefs.

Find out more about the corals and the marine life with your captain's explanations. After pickup from your hotel in Aqaba, head out on the water in 5/5().

through Wadi Araba” (chapter 4), and a concluding chapter entitled “Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity.” In addition, there is an appendix—“a correlation between pre-liminary field site nos. and the final, published site nos. from the SAAS project”—a bibliography, and an index.

His most recent book, for example, "Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation" (Smith ), examines the “making” of Palmyrenes and the development of Palmyra (Syria), into a classical Mediterranean city.

Prof. Smith also has a long-term interest in Nabataean, Roman, and Byzantine Petra (Jordan), where his research interests. Coordinates. The Wadi Araba Crossing (Jordanian name, Arabic: تقاطع وادي عربة ‎) or Yitzhak Rabin Crossing (Israeli name, Hebrew: מעבר יצחק רבין ‎) is an international border crossing between Aqaba, Jordan and Eilat, on August 8,it is currently one of three entry/exit points between the two countries that handles s: Wadi Araba.

The focal point is the distant settlement of Bir Madhkur, a major waystation along the ancient Incense Route, 12 kilometers northwest of Petra in the foothills of Wadi Araba, Jordan.

Map of the Wadi Araba. On the one hand, I am finalizing the manuscript for a book that will examine the rural economy of Petra in classical and late antiquity, and. Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: A Historical Geography.

British Archaeology Reports, International Series No. Oxford: Archaeopress, Smith, Andrew M., II. “The Bir Madhkur Project: A Preliminary Report on the Field Season.” Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 54 (): Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An Historical Geography (BAR International Series) by Andrew M.

Smith ll Paperback. Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century C.E. Walter D. Ward examines the ways in which Christian monks justified occupying the Sinai through creating associations between Biblical narratives and Sinai sites while assigning uncivilized, negative, Author: Walter D.

Ward. Journey through Jordan. The historical riches of Jordan serve as a reminder of its long history at the heart of the Middle East. In ancient times, Jordan was a pivotal link between the Persian and Greco-Roman empires.

During Odyssey Traveller Australia's tour of Jordan we visit the capital Amman, the Dead Sea, the ancient Desert Castles, and the ancient city of Petra. Although there is a paucity of classical period sites that have been excavated, or at least published, from the Wadi Araba, the results of Graeme Barker and his team's work from the Wadi Faynan provide excellent supporting evidence for an increase in population and, as a result, agriculture during the Late Roman/Byzantine period (Barker, Cited by: Wadi (11 Occurrences) Numbers From there they traveled, and encamped in the valley of Zered.

(See NAS) Numbers and the border shall turn about from Azmon to the brook of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.

The Wadi Arabah in the Middle and Late Bronze Ages. There is little evidence for a Middle or Late Bronze Age presence in the Wadi Arabah.

They were located at Moa (Moyat Awad), north-west of Petra on the western side of the Wadi Arabah, ‘En Tamar next to the Dead Sea, and ‘En Ziq in the Nahal Zin basin.

Next to the springs of ‘En Erga. Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An His-torical Geography. BAR International Series Oxford: Archaeopress. Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus, edited by Michael K.

Toumazou, P. Nick Kardulias, and Derek B. Counts. Annual. Book Reviews. Evolution of Lithic Economies in the Levantine Neolithic: Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An Historical Geography by Andrew M.

Smith II. Burton MacDonald. pp. 94– First Page | PDF (75 KB) | Permissions Back Matter. Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century C.E.

Walter D. Ward examines the ways in which Christian monks justified occupying the Sinai through creating associations between Biblical narratives and Sinai sites while assigning uncivilized, negative, and oppositional traits to the.

The latest book by Aziz Al-Azmeh, university professor in CEU’s Department of History and director of CEU’s Center for Religious Studies, is a critique of Arabic textual sources pertaining to the history of the Arabs in late antique times, during the centuries immediately preceding Muhammad and up to and including the Umayyad period.

Its purpose is to consider the value. Archaeology and the cities of Asia Minor in late antiquity. (Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, ), ed. Dally, O.; Ratté, C., (Kelsey Museum publication, 6) Archeologia e ceramica.

Ceramica e attività produttive a Bisignano e in Calabria dalla protostoria ai giorni nostri. Atti del convegno. Bisignano, giugno It is vast, it’s a huge book, and I’m sure there’s no complete English translation, though there is a French one.

It is a great book and yet it’s an abridgement, perhaps an abridgement of an abridgement of an abridgement – he wrote, allegedly, a much vaster thing of which this is a part.Wadi Al-ʿArabah, Hebrew Ha-ʿarava, topographic depression in southern Palestine extending about miles ( km) south from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba; it is part of the East African Rift y sandy desert, it is divided between Israel and the Old Testament, except in Deuteronomythe name Al-ʿArabah refers to the Jordan Valley, but .