Sentence Examples


  • Gaza, Tiberias and Petra (Reinach, Textes relatifs au Judaisme, p. 198).
  • Petra is usually identified with the biblical Sela, unless this latter is to be placed at the south end of the Dead Sea (Judg.
  • Their power extended far into Arabia, particularly along the Red Sea; and Petra was a meeting-place of many nations, though its commerce was diminished by the rise of the Eastern trade-route from Myoshormus to Coptos on the Nile.
  • At this point the great trade routes met in ancient times, the one crossing from the Phoenician ports to the Persian Gulf, the other coming up from Petra and south Arabia.
  • The latter, when the Nabataean kingdom of Petra (q.v.) came to an end (A.D.
 

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