or Nabatea geographical name ancient Arab kingdom SE of Palestine • Nabataean or Nabatean adjective or noun

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  • Nabataer — Schatzhaus genanntes Grab der nabatäischen Hauptstadt Petra, aus dem Fels gearbeitet Die Nabatäer (Eigenname Nabatu, altgr. Nαβαταῖοι, lat. Nabataei) waren ein Verbund antiker nordwestarabischer Nom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nabatéens — Pétra, la capitale nabatéenne Les Nabatéens (en arabe : الأنباط al Anbɑːṭ) étaient un peuple commerçant du sud de la Jordanie et de Canaan, et du nord de l Arabie, dont les peuplements dans les oasis au temps de Flavius Josèphe ont donné le… …   Wikipédia en Français

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