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Talking with Dan Gibson #02 The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra:

Series: Talking with Dan Gibson: A review of Dan Gibson’s book: The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra. This is a look at the Arab merchant empire in Arabia before the time of Muhammad, who was …

How Far did the Ancient Nabataean Merchants Travel?:

How Far did the Ancient Nabataean Merchants Travel? Around 287 BC Ptolemy II of Alexandria in Egypt set in motion a plan that would change the ancient world. Abandoning the life of military conquests …

The Price of Honor:

Sixth, because they were misunderstood, they may have felt freer to use deception and bribery. Again, a parallel can be made with the gypsies of modern Jordan. Because of their low social status, they …

Ancient Trade Items:

Far East Trade Routes For thousands of years trade routes existed between the Middle East and Asia. Long before Marco Polo made his historic journey to China, Arab and Chinese traders moved thousands …

Nabataeans in Africa:

First Egyptian Connection The city of Alexandria was established by Alexander the Great, and it quickly became a very important center for grain and other trade. As Alexandria gained importance as a …

Nabataeans on the Mediterranean:

Nabataeans on Rhodes Nelson Glueck mentions in his book Rivers in the Desert, page 197 that a Graeco-Nabataean inscription was discovered on the island of Rhodes. This book was printed in 1968. During …

East of Petra Trade Route:

In his translation of the Xiyu juan, or “Chapter on the Western Regions” from the Hou Han shu, John Hill proposes in his notes (nos. 12.21 and 12.24) that a trade route used to exist …

Q&A #11 Is the Ka'ba a Shiva Temple?:

Click below to view video Dan Gibson examines the claim that the Ka’ba is actually a Hindu Shiva temple. Why do Hindus see such similarities with Islamic rites? Transcript Video #39 This …

No Solstices or Equinoxes, just a ‘Kamal’ wooden block - Qibla Controversy EP.5:

Dong Song Kingdom in Vietnam:

Funan Kingdom in Vietnam 250 BC - 250 AD During the period between 250 BC and 250 AD, a maritime sea route existed between Alexandra in Northern Africa and China. As trade took place along this route, …

Nessana:

A Nabataean city in the Negev

Obodat (Avdat):

This ancient caravan station evolved into a large desert city known as Obodat (after a Nabataean king). It was first founded as a road station in the 3rd century BC where two trade routes converged. …

Was the Ka’ba a Shiva Temple? Q&A11:

Video #39 This is a general transcript of a Dan Gibson video. Hello, I am Dan Gibson, and this is another Question and Answer Video. In this video we want to answer two similar questions: First, …

PETRA: The Bedul:

The Bedul are a small tribe of Bedouin who used to live in the caves in Petra. The Jordanian government built them a small village north of Petra with schools and modern utilities. Below are some …