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Nabataean Culture:

When one uses the word ‘culture,’ it can encompass many different subjects. In this page, we want to look at a number of topics, such as Nabataean houses, ceramics, and water collection …

Who were the Ancient Arab Sea Traders?:

Historians tell us that throughout history Arabs have conducted trade between the ancient European kingdoms and Asia. Most ancient historians were content to simply call these traders …

Parallel Maritime Histories:

(Greece, Egypt, India, South Yemen, China, Rome) A number of things made the Nabataeans distinctive from other tribes in Arabia. One of them was their ability as seamen. Where did they learn their …

Early Dhows in Pre-Islamic Petroglyphs:

Do ancient petrogyph drawings along the south coast of the Arabian Peninsula, provide us with clues that help us understand the history of the development of the dhow? In this article the author …

Trade on the Red Sea:

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, a number of kingdoms …

Ancient Historians and the Nabataeans:

This page will provide you with some background information on the ancient historians that Dan Gibson quotes in this research. (as opposed to early Islamic writers.) These historians are crucial to …

Ancient Quotes about the Nabataeans:

In order to adequately study the Nabataean people, researchers must study the records given to us by the various ancient historians that wrote about them. For many years I have read and recorded …