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Timeline from 600 b.c. to 600 a.d.

 

 

this timeline runs from 600 b.c. to 600 a.d., it describes the most important events in tha Nabataean history, some of the headlines are links to pages with more detailed content, your participation in making the picture clearer is most welcomed.
 
year king event
600 b.c.
590 b.c.
580 b.c.
570 b.c.
560 b.c.
550 b.c.
540 b.c.
530 b.c.
520 b.c.
510 b.c.
500 b.c.
490 b.c.
480 b.c.
470 b.c.
460 b.c.
450 b.c.
440 b.c.
430 b.c.
420 b.c.
410 b.c.
400 b.c.
390 b.c.
380 b.c.
370 b.c.
360 b.c.
350 b.c.
340 b.c.
330 b.c.
320 b.c.
310 b.c. 312, Antigonus sends Athnayos to raid at night on the Nabataeans who counterattacked and freed their prisoners, they got back their goods killing all 4550 and leaving fifty of the enemy alive
300 b.c.
290 b.c.
280 b.c.
270 b.c. 278/277 Greeks destroy all the Nabataean ships in the red sea trying to control trade
260 b.c.
250 b.c.
240 b.c.
230 b.c.
220 b.c.
210 b.c.
200 b.c.
190 b.c.
180 b.c.
170 b.c.
160 b.c. 168 Aretas the first
150 b.c.
140 b.c.
130 b.c.
120 b.c.
110 b.c. 110/120 Aretas the second
100 b.c. Nabataean coins produced with Greeek writing
90 b.c. 95-88 Obodas the first
80 b.c. 88-87 Rabil the first 85 Damascus becomes Nabataean
70 b.c. 87-62 Aretas the third 70 Damascus taken from the Nabataeans by Tagranes the king of Armenia
60 b.c. 62/61-59 Obodas the second

63 Romans come into the Middle East

Coins start to have Nabataean writing

50 b.c. 59/58-30 Malchus the first
40 b.c.
30 b.c. 30-9/8 Obodas the third Qasr al Bint constructed
20 b.c. 26 b.c. The king backs up the Roman campain to the south of South Arabia with 1000 soldiers
10 b.c.
0 9/8 b.c.-40 a.d. Aretas the fourth
10 a.d.
20 a.d.
30 a.d.
40 a.d. 40-70 Malchus the second
50 a.d. Busra (south Syria) becomes the capital of the Nabataean kingdom
60 a.d.
70 a.d. 70-106 Rabil the second The Urn tomb carved
80 a.d.
90 a.d.
100 a.d. 106 the end of the Nabataean kingdom, Petra becomes a part of the Roman provence
110 a.d.
120 a.d.
130 a.d. Sextius Florentinus tomb carved
140 a.d.
150 a.d.
160 a.d.
170 a.d.
180 a.d.
190 a.d.
200 a.d.
210 a.d.
220 a.d.
230 a.d.
240 a.d.
250 a.d.
260 a.d.
270 a.d.
280 a.d.
290 a.d.
300 a.d.
310 a.d.
320 a.d. 328 Nammara inscription
330 a.d.
340 a.d.
350 a.d.
360 a.d. 363 An earthquake hits Petra
370 a.d.
380 a.d.
390 a.d.
400 a.d.
410 a.d.
420 a.d.
430 a.d.
440 a.d. 447 the writing in the Urn Tomb, tells about the use of the Tomb as a church, and mentions Bishop Jason
450 a.d.
460 a.d.
470 a.d.
480 a.d.
490 a.d.
500 a.d.
510 a.d.
520 a.d.
530 a.d.
540 a.d.
550 a.d.
560 a.d.
570 a.d.
580 a.d.
590 a.d.
600 a.d.
 
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