Petra - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- the chief city of the Nabataeans in Arabia
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Scaurus invades Arabia and attacks Petra.
A.D.] - Polemon of Petra, stadion race 201st [25 A.D.] -
him to the city called Petra, where the palace of Aretas
an expedition against Petra, in Arabia, and set on fire
ssaries, and went directly for Petra, in Arabia.  But
aped to the place called Petra, which is the royal seat
difficulty of the places about Petra. However, he laid was
but he made haste himself to Petra of Arabia.  As
- a place near Labraunda, Caria
(c. 240-235) e fortress of Petra in the territory of Olymos, I s
(220) its territory, and Petra [by] Labraunda, and [all]
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