publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

ABOUT THE NABATAEAN MINISTER SYLLAEUS FROM NEW SILVER COINS

Nada Al Rawabdeh;
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  • Published: 20 Oct 2014
Abstract
This research aims to review what we know about the Nabataean official Syllaeus and the date of his death. Only two early sources that speak of his existence and activities, Strabo and Flavius Josephus, of whom only Strabo was contemporary with him. This article sets out those primary sources and their context, which allows some deductions and much speculation in the scholarly literature that is not supported by the evidence. This study includes the publication of two previously unpublished coins in the Jordan National Bank, from the collection of Naif Al-Qsus, of Syllaeus. This paper concludes that the Romans and king Aretas IV were both interested in his execu...
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free text keywords: Nabataean, coins, Syllaeus, Jordan, Romans, Nabataean, coins, Syllaeus, Jordan, Romans
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