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Gerasa (Jerash):

The Roman city of Gerasa (Jerash in Jordan) In ancient times the area of Jerash was known as Gerasa. It is located on the banks of the river Chrysorhoas, about 42 km north of modern Amman Jordan. The …

Bosra, Syria:

Bostra was the northern capital of the Nabataeans, located in southern Syria at the northern end of the Via Nova Traiana roadway. When the Romans annexed the Nabataean Empire, Bostra became the …

Bozrah :

Bozrah was the capital city of the Edomites, once they settled from their nomadic lifestyle. It is located in modern day Jordan along the King’s Highway. The photo below, taken from the west …

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Archaeology and Islam #18 - David and Solomon:

Click below to watch the video Were David and Solomon real people? What does archeology say Transcript Video #18 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and …

Philotera:

The ancient port of Philotera is known today as Safaga. It is a small port 65 km south of Hurghada. The modern port stands amongst the ruins of the old port of Philotera built by King Ptolemy II from …

Nessana:

A Nabataean city in the Negev

Sobota (Shivta):

Sobota was a Nabataean agricultural city in the Negev. A ring of houses faced inwards, providing protection.The city had churches and a temple.

Prophets David and Solomon:

Video #18 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video in the series: Archeology and Islam. David and Solomon Video Hello, I am Dan Gibson and welcome to another video in the series Archeology …

PETRA: City Walls:

Contrary to popular opinion, Petra is not a city hidden in a crack in a rock mountain. That describes the Treasury monument, but not Petra proper. The city of Petra is located in a wide open valley. …

Timna :

Yemen, Timna,

Yathul:

The city of Baraqish was known as Yathul in ancient times. This city was the capital of the Minaean Kingdom around 400 BC. It is located about 30 km north from the Marib dam and must be accessed by 4 …

Jerash Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: erash Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Jerash Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 32°16’44.96"N 35°53’28.71"E Original …

Um Jemal:

The city of Um al Jemal covers several acres, and is filled with tumbled down buildings. All of the buildings are made from dark rock native to the location, so that from a distance Um al Jemal …

Nisibis:

The city of Nisibis was home to Severus Sebokht an early mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, who is the earliest Middle Eastern person to mention how the Hindu number system works. He also …