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  • NABATAEANS, a people of ancient Arabia, whose settlements in the time of Josephus (Ant.
  • Thus the history of the Nabataeans cannot certainly be carried back beyond 312 B.C., at which date they were attacked without success by Antigonus I.
  • Petra (q.v.) or Sela` was the ancient capital of Edom; the Nabataeans must have occupied the old Edomite country, and succeeded to its commerce, after the Edomites took advantage of the Babylonian captivity to press forward into southern Judaea.'
  • The Nabataeans had already some tincture of foreign culture when they first appeared in history.
  • As "allies" of the Romans the Nabataeans continued to flourish throughout the first Christian century.

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