The Nabatean Kingdom was a powerful political entity which flourished in the region of modern-day Jordan between the 4th century BCE and c. 106 CE and is best known today for the ruins of its capital city of Petra. Although it is clear that a wealthy community was thriving in the immediate vicinity of Petra by 312 BCE (attested to by the Greek expedition mounted against it), scholars usually date the Nabatean Kingdom from 168 BCE, the date of their first known king, to 106 CE when it was annexed by the Roman Empire under Trajan (98-117 CE).
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Ages, S. o. A. a. t. M. (2021, February 03). The Rise and Fall of the Kingdom of Nabatea. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2272/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-kingdom-of-nabatea/
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Ages, Study of Antiquity and the Middle. "The Rise and Fall of the Kingdom of Nabatea." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Feb 2021. Web. 28 Sep 2021.