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The Influences That Shaped Petra

5th largest empire in history pop. 3rd largest population Muslim "Umayyad" dynasty · Capital establishes in Damascus Crusaders build in 12th Century an outpost for thier castle @ "Shobak" 661 A.D UNESCO World Heritage Site - gets voted one of the new 7 Wonders of the World. 1985 - 2009 AD as trade routes a - churches & Monastaries - decline of Nabateans begin †Christianity to Damascus and Syrua are built oules are driven away designated a ath Century A.D Present Day Petra introduced ************ The influences that shaped 1.200 -- 500 BO biblical tribe descendants of Esau Book of Genesis 25:29-30 Edomites Salt & Incense cultural & ideological capital of the world monopoly on spice trade pop. 30,000 welcomed Romans Nabateans - linked China to Rome pop. ~4.9m -Emperor Trajan conquers the city -Built Triumphal arc over Sig - Farmers, goats, sheeps, horses Romans -named city after Roman Emperor Hadriane Petra visited in 131A.D taught pottery - pottery - masters of water tech. & systems Enlarged Theater to fit 3,000 ----- --------> 6th -2nd Century Bc -64 B.C 22nd August, 1812 A.D Johann Ludwig Burckhardt Swiss re-discovered by revived <--- lost & abandoned

The Influences That Shaped Petra

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An info-graphic done about the history of the Ancient Rose City of Petra. I tried to show the timeline of its major historic moments by appending a clock-work diagram.


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