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Summer 2000

Re: Mythology

Posted by Elizabeth Himelfarb, Archaeology on August 31, 2000 at 12:56:40:

In Reply to: Mythology posted by Ron Taylor on August 27, 2000 at 19:49:56:

By the time the Nabataeans and their site of Petra came of age in the first centuries BCE, Greco-Roman mythology was already well entrenched. First-century B.C. Greek historian Diodorus Siculus was, according to Martha Joukowsky's book Petra Great Temple, the first to mention the Petra of the Nabataeans.

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