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Names for Petra

The city of Petra may have had many different names over time. In the Bible is it called Mount Sier. (REFERENCES). It was located in the Land of Edom. (EDOM REFERENCES).

The Nabataeans called it Rekem (REFERENCES).

I believe it was also called Bacca.

 
   
Names for Petra  Timeline of the Qibla change
Problems with Mecca  Map of Petra Comparing it with Mecca.
The Qibla Question The Development of the Qur'an Timeline
 Sura 2, a troublesome history. How did Becca change to Mecca?
   Qur'anic Geography