adjective or noun see Nabataea

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  • Nabatean — n. resident of Nabataea, one who is from Nabataea (also Nabatean) adj. of or pertaining to the people of an ancient Arabian kingdom, of the language of the Nabataeans (also Nabatean) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nabatean — 1. adjective Relating to the Nabatean people or its language. 2. noun a) an ancient name for one of a people around modern Jordan. b) the language of those people …   Wiktionary

  • nabatean — nab·a·te·an …   English syllables

  • nabatean — noun see nabataean …   Useful english dictionary

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  • NABATEANS — NABATEANS, ancient people in the Middle East. Originally a pastoral, nomadic people, the Nabateans became merchants in the trade of oils, aromatics and spices, frankincense and myrrh from southern Arabia. By the second century B.C.E., they… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Nabataeans — Map of the Roman empire under Hadrian (ruled AD 117–138), showing the location of the Arabes Nabataei in the desert regions around the Roman province of Arabia Petraea …   Wikipedia

  • AVEDAT — (Ovdat; Ar. Abde ) (Heb. עָבְדַת), former town in the central Negev, probably named after the deified Nabatean king Obodas; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is referred to in ancient sources as Oboda (tabula Peutingeriana) Eboda (Ptolemaeus 5:16 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PETRA — (Gr. rock, a translation of the Heb. sela), a ruined site in Edom, 140 mi. (224 km.) S. of Amman, 60 mi. (96 km.) N. of Elath. It is assumed that the biblical Sela was situated farther north (II Kings 14:7). In later sources (Jos., Ant., 4:161;… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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