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  Arabia   - (Arabia Petraea or Nabataea) - approximately the modern country of Jordan
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  + Arab , Arabian , Arabians , Arabs , Nabataeans , Nabathaeans
311/8 The Nabataeans defeat Athenaeus, the general of Antigonus.
311/13 Demetrius leads a raid against the Nabataeans.
218/36 Palestine, and then attacks and captures Rabbatamana in Arabia.
96/2 the king of the Nabataean Arabs, extends his power by attacks
94/11 Alexander Jannaeus is defeated by Obedas the king of the Arabs.
84/13 the king of the Nabataean Arabs defeats and kills Antiochus Dionys
76/15a Tigranes settles Arabs in the region of Commagene and Cilicia.
66/4 support from Azizus the Arab, sets himself up as a rival king
66/16 ersuades Hyrcanus to take refuge with Aretas, the king of the Arabs.
63/24 Pompeius prepares to fight against Aretas and the Nabataean Arabs.
63/80 Antiochus is killed by the Arabs but Philippus, another Seleucid prin
62/25 Scaurus invades Arabia and attacks Petra.
58/71 entulus Marcellinus, as governor of Syria, fights against the Arabs.
55/34 Gabinius attacks the Nabataeans.
32/10 Herodes defeats the Nabataean Arabs.
32/13 The Arabs defeat Herodes, with the assistance of one of Cleopatra's
31/18 Herodes restarts war against the Arabs, and defeats them.
    Within translations:
1Macc_5   encountered the Nabataeans, who met them peaceably and
1Macc_9-12 *   multitude and begged the Nabataeans, who were his friends,
2Macc_5   Aretas the ruler of the Arabs, fleeing from city to city,
2Macc_12   less than five thousand Arabs with five hundred horsemen
Aelian:NA_2.38   the winged serpents from Arabia to cross into Egypt, but
Aelian:NA_3.28   the Greeks call it so, and the Arabians in like manner wit
Aelian:NA_6.10   of this kind, among the Arabs for instance the Troglodyte
Aelian:NA_7.27   as goats do. The Arabians maintain that their flocks gro
Aelian:NA_10.4   that the sheep of Arabia have tails of abnormal length
Aelian:NA_10.13   shape in the fauna of Arabia might well put anyone skil
Aelian:NA_12.20   trong. But all the Arabian cows that have finely developed
Aelian:NA_16.41   5] that there are lizards in Arabia two cubits long. Pam
Aelian:NA_17.36   tle knowledge. The Arabians however, and all whose country
Apul:Flor_6   Jews and the merchants of Nabataea, beyond the Arsacids in their
Aristeas_114   rought into the country by the Arabs. For the country is
Aristeas_119   eighbouring mountains of Arabia copper and iron were forme
Arrian:Fr_1   bya, and of that part of Arabia that borders upon Egypt,
Athen_4.145   too are taken; and the Arabian ostrich (and that is a
Athen_5.201   ian sheep, three hundred Arabian sheep, twenty Euboean she
Athen_6.249   the country of the Arabs they used to do these things, not
Athen_14.649   writes thus: "But both Arabia and Syria produce the peac
ChronPasc_465   pater of Ascalon and Cypris of Arabia. He was granted the
ChronPasc_469   Antipater and of Cypris, an Arabian woman. Herodes kil
Demetr:Eloc_38   with a single long one, e.g. Arabia. [39] & In the elev
Diod_33.4a   mblichus, a chieftain of Arabia, who happened to have been
Diod_40.4   king of the Nabataean Arabs, also Syria next to Cilicia
Diod_40.1a   and went to meet Azizus the Arab, who willingly receive
Eupolemus_2   Moabites, and Ituraeans, and Nabathaeans, and Nabdaeans.
Euseb]:Chron_13   arts lying towards Arabia are dry and barren, but the part
Euseb]:Chron_25   ears Then 9 kings of the Arabs, for 245 years After that
Euseb]:Chron_39   uard] against the raids of the Arabs. He adorned the palac
Euseb]:Chron_45   yria, and Phoenicia, and Arabia, and exceeded in his explo
Euseb]:Chron_153   that these people were Arabians." Now in another copy
ExcBarb_34A   sia He gave the whole of Arabia to Stasanorus He gave Ogdi
Festus:Brev_3   Mesopotamia, Assyria, Arabia, and Egypt, passed under
Festus:Brev_14   esopotamia, Assyria, and Arabia were made provinces and
Festus:Brev_21   terior, and made a province in Arabia. Titles were obtaine
HierCard_5   country of the Nabataean Arabs there is a bitter lake, in
Hieron:Chron_1983   Ascalon and Cypris of Arabia, was appointed by the Roma
Hieron:Chron_1984   1987 in Ar.] Antonius assigned Arabia to Cleopatra. [not
Joseph:AJ_12.229   perpetual war with the Arabians, and slew many of them,
Joseph:AJ_12.233   place is between Arabia and Judaea, beyond Jordan, not
Joseph:AJ_12.236   what he had done to the Arabians, he ended his life, and
Joseph:AJ_12.335   they lighted upon the Nabataeans, who came to meet them
Joseph:AJ_12.341   and induced some of the Arabians, by the promise of rewar
Joseph:AJ_13.10   Gaddis, to the Nabataean Arabs, that he might lodge his
Joseph:AJ_13.18   llustrious men among the Arabians, and that the damsel was
Joseph:AJ_13.117   and accordingly he fled into Arabia. Now it happened in
Joseph:AJ_13.118   diel, a prince among the Arabians, cut off Alexander's hea
Joseph:AJ_13.131   and went to Malchus the Arabian, who brought up Antiochus
Joseph:AJ_13.144   he now returned out of Arabia into Syria, with the child
Joseph:AJ_13.179   ned thence, he went into Arabia, and fought against the
Joseph:AJ_13.360   es,) Aretas, king of the Arabians, a person then very illu
Joseph:AJ_13.374   also overcame the Arabians, such as the Moabites and Gile
Joseph:AJ_13.375   with Obedas, king of the Arabians, and fell into an ambush
Joseph:AJ_13.382   iver back to the king of Arabia the land of Moab and Gilea
Joseph:AJ_13.384   Azizus, the ruler of the Arabian tribes, and Mithridates
Joseph:AJ_13.387-391 *   making war against the Arabians, his brother Philippus
Joseph:AJ_13.414   es; for that Aretas, the Arabian king, and the monarchs,
Joseph:AJ_14.10   friendship with those Arabians, and Gazites, and Ascalo
Joseph:AJ_14.14   to Aretas, the king of Arabia; and promised, that if he
Joseph:AJ_14.15   way to Aretas. Now Arabia is a country that borders upon
Joseph:AJ_14.31   with a greater number of Nabataeans, who were no very warl
Joseph:AJ_14.46   a view of the affairs of the Nabataeans. In the mean tim
Joseph:AJ_14.48   was leading against the Nabataeans, and the auxiliaries
Joseph:AJ_14.80   dition against Petra, in Arabia, and set on fire all the
Joseph:AJ_14.83   chaerus, near the mountains of Arabia. [84] Gabinius there
Joseph:AJ_14.103   lination, and went against the Nabataeans, and overcame
Joseph:AJ_14.122   ecially with the king of Arabia, to whom he committed his
Joseph:AJ_14.128   the principal men of the Arabians should come to his assis
Joseph:AJ_14.18-21 *   ander had taken from the Arabians, which were these, Medab
Joseph:AJ_14.277   together an army, partly of Arabs, and partly of his
Joseph:AJ_14.362   went directly for Petra, in Arabia. [363] But when it
Joseph:AJ_14.370   went to Malchus, king of Arabia, whom he had formerly been
Joseph:AJ_14.372   principal men among the Arabians, that they might cheat
Joseph:AJ_14.390   his dependents, to the Arabians; for he had heard that
Joseph:AJ_15.92   to give her Judaea and Arabia; and, in order to get
Joseph:AJ_15.96   leased from her parts of Arabia, and those revenues that came
Joseph:AJ_15.107   As for the king of Arabia, whose tribute Herod had undertaken
Joseph:AJ_15.108   go against the king of Arabia, because of his ingratitude to
Joseph:AJ_15.115   a consternation fell upon the Arabians; for when they perceived that
Joseph:AJ_15.123   sad accident. [123] When the Arabians were informed of this, and
Joseph:AJ_15.130   of the wickedness of the Arabians, which is of such a
Joseph:AJ_15.138   our side, but that the Arabians are either more courageous or
Joseph:AJ_15.147   and led them against the Arabians; and for that purpose he
Joseph:AJ_15.155   [155] When the Arabians were in these circumstances, they
Joseph:AJ_15.167   who was then ruler of Arabia, asking to receive them, and
Joseph:AJ_15.189   army with him, because the Arabians had diverted him; but that
Joseph:AJ_15.351   a hearing. But still the Arabians, who of old bore ill-will
Joseph:AJ_15.402   he had taken from the Arabians.
Joseph:BJ_1.6   onians, and the remotest Arabians, and those of our nation
Joseph:BJ_1.89   made an incursion into Arabia; and when he had taken tha
Joseph:BJ_1.90   with Obedas, king of the Arabians, who had laid an ambush
Joseph:BJ_1.124   to Aretas, the king of Arabia, and to lay claim to the
Joseph:BJ_1.125   oyal seat of the king of Arabia, [126] where he put Hyrcan
Joseph:BJ_1.128   rald to Hyrcanus and the Arabians, and threatened them wit
Joseph:BJ_1.131   of their hopes from the Arabians, they transferred the
Joseph:BJ_1.159   made an expedition into Arabia, but was stopped by the
Joseph:BJ_1.161   that lay upon the mountains of Arabia. [162] However, Gabi
Joseph:BJ_1.178   and fought and beat the Nabataeans: as for Mithridates
Joseph:BJ_1.181   eminent family among the Arabians, whose name was Cypros,
Joseph:BJ_1.187   scalon, he persuaded the Arabians, among whom he had lived
Joseph:BJ_1.267   made haste himself to Petra of Arabia. [268] As for the
Joseph:BJ_1.274-278 *   pursue his journey into Arabia, as making haste to get
Joseph:BJ_1.286   posed to run away to the Arabians, with two hundred of his
Joseph:BJ_1.360   humour to the Jews and Arabians, and secretly laboured
Joseph:BJ_1.365-373 *   the kings {of Judaea and Arabia}, she prevailed with Anton
Joseph:BJ_1.376   them ever overlook an Arabian, or suffer such a one to
Joseph:BJ_1.381   ray every day, and invited the Arabians to fight. But as
Joseph:BJ_1.385   nsomuch that he punished Arabia so severely, and so far
Joseph:BJ_1.388   rable companion of his, if the Arabians had not hindered
Joseph:BJ_1.419   upon a mountain towards Arabia, and named it from himself
Joseph:BJ_1.440   as well as Malichus the Arabian; for his fear did not onl
Joseph:BJ_1.99-101 *   was marching against the Arabians; so he cut a deep trench
Julian:Mis_348   Syrians also, and the Arabs and Celts and Thracians and
Just_13.4   with part of Africa and Arabia, fell by lot to Ptolemy
Just_36.2   fast in the deserts of Arabia, he consecrated every seve
Just_38.9   hired, through the deserts of Arabia to Babylon. But Phr
Just_39.5   prey to the people of Arabia, a nation previously regar
Just_40.2   depredations of the Jews and Arabians. He in consequenc
Lucian:Macr_4   ory-tellers in Syria and Arabia, and the so-called Brahmin
Malal_223   rovince. He forced Arabia, which was ruled by Arabas the
NicDam_136   [F136] Herodes attacked Arabia without the agreement of
Oros_1.2   of the Saracens and the Nabataeans, whose tribes number twelve.
Oros_6.6   Ituraeans and then the Arabians, also capturing their city,
Oros_7.17   He conquered the Parthians, the Arabians, and the Adiabeni. 4 He
Plin:HN_5.65   in their turn adjoin the Nabataeans. The two gulfs of the
Plin:HN_6.144   fancy. [144] Next are the Nabataeans inhabiting a town named Petra;
Plin:HN_6.157   now be stated. Adjoining the Nabataeans the old authorities put the
Plut:Demetr_7   to subdue the Nabataean Arabs, found himself in great dan
Polyaen_7.4.1   was fighting against the Arabs, he placed behind the Egypt
Poseidon_3   Athen_14.649'd & Produce of Arabia and Syria: pistachio
Poseidon_96   Fragrant salts can be found in Arabia. [97] [202.K] & CLEO
Poseidon_105   are possibly similar to the Arabians, Aramaeans, and
POxy_1380   tlet Isis, preserver; in Arabia great, goddess ; in the
PsCallisth_1.2   ere are Scythians, Arabians, Oxydraces, Iberes, Seres, Cau
PsCallisth_1.41   tarted out for the war through Arabia. Darius and his men,
PsCallisth_2.11   Cappadocia and Paphlagonia and Arabia, and to the other
PSI_406   there he collected a band of Nabataeans. There was an
SelPap_1.107   received your letter from the Arab and I read it with
SelPap_1.179   the fourth part of the Arabian wool; to let him take
SelPap_2.282   in the Arsinoite nome, Arab archer at the custom-h
SelPap_2.291   am serving blamelessly as an Arab archer. A sow ha
SelPap_2.325   son of Ptolemy of the Arabs' quarter, and Titania
THI_175.A   Alexandria and to Petra in Arabia, as he stayed there for

  Arabia 2   (Arabia Eudaemon) - approximately the modern country of Yemen
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  + Arabian , Arabs
246/24 maeus, extracts a huge piece of rock-crystal from an Arabian island.
164/9 sends an expedition to explore the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf.
    Within translations:
Apul:Flor_6   but scanty harvest, and the Arabs, whose perfumes are their wealth.
Festus:Brev_3   uenians and Saracens and Arabs it warred; all of Judaea
Festus:Brev_14   of the Armenians. Arabs and Judaeans were conquered in
Festus:Brev_16   rax; and defeated Saracens and Arabs. After Judea had been
Festus:Brev_20   of the Oshroenians and Arabs; obtained the Carduenians
Festus:Brev_21   beni, gained control the Arabs of the interior, and made
Hieron:Chron_1692   ["The Sonii were Arabs from (Arabia) Eudaemon" - Ar.]
Hieron:Chron_1697   Samnites [or "Saunian Arabs" - Ar.] , who had fought
Paean:Delph_1   and together with the smoke, Arabian incense rises to
Phylarch_17   stream of water in the Arabian Gulf, and that if any man
Polyaen_7.11.7   self marched through the Arabian desert and arrived at Mem


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