Monday, June 15, 2020

Pandemic paralyzes Petra

NABATEAN (NABATAEAN) WATCH: Ancient Petra a ghost town as pandemic hits Jordan tourism (KAMAL TAHA, AFP).

As is generally true at tourism sites, the situation is dire for the local economy.

Some past posts on the ancient Nabatean capital Petra are here, here, here, here, and links.

For many past posts on the Nabateans and their written language (Aramaic used by native speakers of Arabic), see here and here and links.

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