The Monastery in Petra

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Carole Raddato
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published on 02 March 2018
The Monastery in Petra

The Monastery is one of the largest monuments in Petra, Jordan. It is a monumental building carved out of the rock in the Nabatean Classical style. It was probably built as a temple in the early second century CE, during the reign of King Rabel II (76-106 CE).


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2018, March 02). The Monastery in Petra. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8239/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Monastery in Petra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 02, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8239/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Monastery in Petra." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Mar 2018. Web. 24 Jul 2019.

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