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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Arabia Petraea (province)  Arabia Petraea (province)

Note: Literally "Stony Arabia" in Latin. It became a Roman province in 106 CE. Its capital first at Petra and later at Busra ash-Sham in Syria. It is located in modern-day Jordan.

Names:
Arabia Petraea (preferred,C,O,Latin-P,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Arabia Petraea (province)  ........  Arabia Petraea (province) (P,H)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Jordan (nation)  ........  Jordan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabia Petraea (province)  ............  Arabia Petraea (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Buṣrá ash Shām .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Syria, Dar‘ā, Muḩāfaz̧at) [1085119]
capital is ....  Petra .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Asia, Jordan, Maʻān) [7002383]

Sources and Contributors:
Arabia Petraea..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 336
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 27 July 2004

 

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