Aretas - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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II - king of the Nabataean Arabs, (?) 110-96 B.C.
power of their enemies,) Aretas, king of the Arabians, a
III - king of the Nabataean Arabs, (?) 87-62 B.C.
Aretas the king of the Nabataean Arabs defeats and kills Antiochus
Alexander Jannaeus agrees peace terms with Aretas.
Aretas gains control of Damascus.
ersuades Hyrcanus to take refuge with Aretas, the king of the Arabs.
Aretas invades Judaea and defeats Aristobulus.
Pompeius prepares to fight against Aretas and the Nabataean Arabs.
king of the Jews, and Aretas king of the Nabataean Arab
 After him Aretas reigned over Coele Syria, being
band's enemies; for that Aretas, the Arabian king, and the
Joseph:AJ_* 14.14-21 *
persuaded him to fly to Aretas, the king of Arabia; and
the siege, and ordered Aretas to depart, or else he shou
reat army, made war with Aretas and Hyrcanus, and fought
hen he was sent to Aretas, as an ambassador by Scaurus,
son of Mennaeus, invited Aretas [to take the government],
uaded Hyrcanus to fly to Aretas, the king of Arabia, and
ere he put Hyrcanus into Aretas's hand; and by discoursing
siege.  So Aretas was terrified, and retired out
that they had used to Aretas, and besought him to hate
hom also Scaurus sent to Aretas, as one well acquainted
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