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Studies in the Topography and Folklore of Petra.

Dr. T. Canaan

Studies in the Topography and Folklore of Petra.

by Dr. T. Canaan

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Published by Jerusalem in Beyt-Ul-Makdes Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDr T. Canaan, Member of the Mond Expedition to Petra, 1929.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18455988M

Studies in the Topography and Folklore of Petra. "Light and Darkness in Palestine Folklore". Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society (JPOS). "Unwritten Laws Affecting the Arab Women of Palestine" (PDF). Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society (JPOS). The Palestine Arab House: Its Architecture and Folklore. Jerusalem: The. Topography. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Translated literally from its Greek roots of topos (place) and graphein (to write), topography means “ the writing of place. ” In modern usage, however, the term has taken on more complex significance. As J. Hillis Miller notes (, p. 3), the term has come to refer to both the practice of accurate, scientific representation of particular places on the earth.

  Petra - was a "fairy city of pink sandstone", mysterious, legendary and lost to the western world, and erased from our memory for over a thousand years. History has long been very silent in regard to the life, art and religion of the Edomites, but slowly, archaeologists begin to unveil Petra's oldest secrets. Since the time of Johann Ludvig Burckhardt, who rediscovered Petra in , the.   In a new book, “The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood” (Aug. 27, , W.W. Norton), Montgomery explores the long history of religious thinking – particularly among Christians – on matters of geological discovery, from the writings of St. Augustine 1, years ago to the rise in the mid th century of the most.

1. These ten themes of social studies serve as a background framework for the teaching of the social sciences at all grade levels. They weave through all content and are interrelated with one another. Students need exposure to and development of these themes throughout the grades. Source: National Council for the Social Studies. PETRA HAS BEEN described in National Geographic magazine as being “JORDAN's city in the rock.” There is no doubt, however, that Petra, located south of Amman on a semiarid site at the edge of the Wadi Araba mountainous desert, is a wonder of the ancient ally developed at the crossroads of overland trading routes, Petra developed as the capital of the Nabatean Empire (c. B.C.


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Petra Geography. Pliny the Elder and other writers identify Petra as the capital of the Nabataeans and the centre of their caravan trade. Enclosed by towering rocks and watered by a perennial stream, Petra not only possessed the advantages of a fortress, but controlled the main commercial routes which passed through it to Gaza in the west, to Bosra and Damascus in the north, to Aqaba and Leuce Come on the.

However, he opened the way for other intrepid travelers. More accurate topography and locations were established, and monuments and other features began to receive new names. The first truly scientific study of the site, and quite a definitive one, was done by. In a research carried out in Petra in Marchequinoctial phenomena were observed and tested at the Urn Tomb, the Obelisks at Jabal Madbah and the sacred area of Al Madras, showing that the actual astronomical Equinox could be observed together with other related phenomena such as the midday between the : Juan Antonio Belmonte, Juan Antonio Belmonte, Antonio César González-García, Andrea Rodríguez-Antón.

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Left alone, these streams and surges of precious water simply vanish into the sand. The views over the Petra valley spread wide from my thin ledge at a small park in Wadi Musa, Jordan.

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The guides he named explicitly were Mutlaq "A Bdul Bedouin" and Zefallah "a Leti of the Beni Attiyyeh", but he had several others as well. He published the results of his work at Petra, "Studies in the Topography and Folklore of Petra ", in the Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society [Vol IX] in.

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