Monday, July 25, 2016
Building Wonders: Petra ARTE
Petra was the capital of a wealthy kingdom owned by the Nabataeans, bordering the deserts of Arabia, Syria and the Negev. At the dawn of the Christian era, Petra was absorbed into the Roman Empire, before being delivered to plundering Bedouins and disappearing from the memory of men. Petra's secrets are gradually revealed through a titanic work of excavation.