Population boom points to Nabataean cultivation of ‘inhospitable’ southern Jordan

January 13, 2019 - General

A population boom that took place during a period of Nabataean, Roman and Byzantine rule must have been caused by multiple factors including surprisingly — cultivation, an associate professor from the US has recently said.

The view of the theatre in ancient Nabataen town of Petra [Credit: Jennifer Ramsey]”Petra, as the capital of a trading empire in the ancient Near East during the late first century BC, influenced the region’s…

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