Israel’s Escape to Petra, the Mountain Stronghold

Prof. Johan Malan, University of the North, South Africa Petra, meaning “Rock” in Greek, is a deserted city south of the Dead Sea in Jordan. In antiquity it was known as Seir, metropolis of the Edomites. In later times, the Nabateans settled in the mountain stronghold of the dislodged Edomites and called their capital Petra. … Continue reading Israel’s Escape to Petra, the Mountain Stronghold