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6 edition of Discoveries: Petra found in the catalog.

Discoveries: Petra

Lost City of the Ancient World (Discoveries (Abrams))

by Christian Auge

  • 277 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Cultural studies,
  • History of art: BCE to c 500 CE, ancient & classical world,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • General,
  • Ancient Egypt Archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient World,
  • Art,
  • Jordan,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Art / General,
  • Archaeology,
  • European,
  • Petra (Extinct city)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAbrams Discoveries: History
    ContributionsLaurel Hirsch (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7998051M
    ISBN 100810928965
    ISBN 109780810928961

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I bought this book for my parents who will be visiting Petra this year. This is a small but extensive book which packs in a lot of information about Petra: the history of the region, a Discoveries: Petra book to the city and what makes it unique.

It is lavishly illustrated (in /5(10). This rich narrative history surveys the art, culture, and stunning architecture of the ancient city of Petra, whose hidden monuments are carved out of Jordan's rocky cliffs, and whose rare beauty steadily draws tourists to this remote site in the Arabian desert.

illustrations, in full color, 5 x 7"/5. I bought this book for my parents who will be visiting Petra this year. This is a small but extensive book which packs in a lot of information about Petra: the history of the region, a guide to the city and what makes it unique.

It is lavishly illustrated (in color throughout) and the pages are glossy and of high quality/5(10). This is a small but extensive book which packs in a lot of information about Petra: the history of the region, a guide to the city and what makes it unique.

It is lavishly illustrated (in color throughout) and the pages are glossy and of high quality/5. its sets Petra in context and helps to understand why Petra has been so well preserved. Drawings and photos are dated and the book is a soft back printed on shiny paper.

its okay and not that expensive so its worth having to add detail to what you are going to seeCited by: 1. Petra is the Greek word for "rock." In the heart of Mount Seir, halfway between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, there is a valley surrounded on all sides by very steep rocky cliffs, with a few narrow gorges leading inside.

Petra Rediscovered brings us the discoveries from those excavations, in a spectacular volume that accompanies a major traveling exhibition on the history and art of this evocative ancient city. Vibrantly illustrated with on-site photography most newly shot for this book Petra Rediscovered presents the latest archaeological revelations and scholarly research on the city and the Nabataean people.

Petra discovered BeforePetra was one of the ancient world’s ‘lost cities’: it was known from historical references, but the site had not been located on the ground. The Swiss traveller, explorer, and antiquarian Jean-Louis Burckhardt () set out on a long expedition inwhose ostensible purpose was to locate the source of the River Niger.

City of Petra. The city of Petra was established as a trading post by the Nabateans, an Arab Bedouin tribe indigenous to the region in what is now southwestern Jordan. The Nabateans living and trading in Petra soon accumulated a significant amount of wealth, and an envious Greek Empire attacked the city in B.C.

The 'lost' city re-emerged on 22 August Now a World Heritage Site in the kingdom of Jordan and one of the most compelling archaeological sites in existence, ‘the rose-red city half as old as time’ was by the fourth century BC the capital of the Nabataean people, who controlled the trade routes from oasis to oasis in Arabia and later allied themselves with the Romans.

The whole book is full of lots of glorious colour pictures and indeed plans. For anyone who wants to make a serious study visit to Petra, or indeed to catch up on what they saw at Petra but did not really understand, this book is a treasure. This article is an extract from the full article published in World Archaeology Issue Inthe Petra Archaeological Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, and in it was named one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Fact and Fiction. Several scenes from the. Petra (Arabic: ٱلْبَتْرَاء ‎, romanized: Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα, "Stone"), originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern lies around Jabal Al-Madbah in a basin surrounded by mountains which form the eastern flank of the Arabah valley that runs from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of ption: (9th Session).

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, ISBN: Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans. Johann Ludwig (also known as John Lewis, Jean Louis) Burckhardt (24 November – 15 October ) was a Swiss traveller, geographer and orientalist.

He wrote his letters in French and signed Louis. He is best known for rediscovering the ruins of the ancient Nabataean city of Petra in : 24 NovemberLausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. A facade at Petra, where a new monumental structure has been found at the city built by Nabateans more than 2, years ago.

Photograph: Martin Keene/PA. Archaeologists have found a Author: Alan Yuhas. The lost city of Petra is one of the seven wonders of the world. It has been rediscovered only years ago because it was buried due to the effects of an earthquake.

Plan at least one entire day wandering around in Petra. The valley is over 6 kilometers long and offers 15 sights. Even more mind-blowing, is the fact that 85% of Petra is still.

The books were discovered five years ago in a cave in a remote part of Jordan to which Christian refugees are known to have fled after the fall of Jerusalem in.

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