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13 November 2005

The Incense Road

http://nabataea.net/Incense1.html

Dan Gibson:
...Pliny the Elder mentioned that the route took 62 days to traverse from one end to the other. Many of these stops were cities or towns while others were simply watering locations or dry encampments in the desert. They averaged between 20 and 25 miles apart...

Stops on the Incense Road: Gaza(Jenysos); Elusa; Ruheiba; Obodat; Wadi Fiqreh; Wadi Arabah; Sela; Rekem, (Petra); Ayl; Gryn; Hawara; Wadi Rumm; Al Uyaynah; Northern Desert Trek; Tayma; Meda'in Saleh; Dedan; Khaybar; Medina; Southern Desert Trek; Najran; Sa'ada; Yathul; Marib (Saba); Timna (Qatraban); Shibam(Hadramaut); Ubar...


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