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    Petra was the focus of an American PBS Nova special, "Petra: Lost City of Stone", which premiered in the US and Europe in February 2015. Petra is central to Netflix's first Arabic original series Jinn, which is a young adult supernatural drama about the djinn in the ancient city of Petra. They must try and stop the demons from destroying the world.

  2. Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα) is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. It is in a basin among the mountains that run from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. History. Petra is believed to have been settled as early as 9,000 BC.

  3. Petra, Arabic Baṭrā, ancient city, centre of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan. The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Mūsā (the Valley of Moses)—one of the places where, according to tradition, the Israelite leader Moses struck a rock and water gushed forth. The valley is enclosed by sandstone cliffs veined with shades of red and purple varying to pale yellow, and for this reason Petra was called ...

  4. › wiki › PétraPétra — Wikipédia

    Pétra est située dans une région à forte sismicité. Elle se trouve à la limite entre deux plaques qui coulissent : la plaque d'Arabie et la plaque d'Afrique. Le 19 mai 363, en 419, 551 et 747, des tremblements de terre ont endommagé la ville et ses monuments 12, A 1 .

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    Petra is an American music group regarded as a pioneer of the Christian rock and contemporary Christian music genres and was, for many years, regarded as the "world's most popular Christian rock band". [2] Formed in 1972, the band took its name from the Greek word for "rock".

  6. Petra (en griego antiguo, Πέτρα, en árabe, البتراء, al-Batrā´) es un importante enclave arqueológico en Jordania y la capital del antiguo reino nabateo, cuyos pobladores la llamaban Raqmu (en árabe nabateo: الرقيم ). 1 El nombre de Petra proviene del griego πέτρα, que significa piedra . El asentamiento de Petra se localiza en un valle angosto, al este del valle de la Aravá que se extiende desde el mar Muerto hasta el Golfo de Aqaba.

  7. Petra (do grego πέτρα, petra; árabe: البتراء, Al-Bitrā/Al-Batrā), originalmente conhecida pelos nabateus como Raqmu, é uma cidade histórica e arqueológica localizada no sul da Jordânia. A cidade é famosa por sua arquitetura esculpida em rocha e por seu sistema de canalização de água.

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