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Section of ancient building with columns surrounded by black cover, PETRA REVEALED in cream font above, by Scripta Maneant Editori.

Petra Revealed

History, Civilization and Monuments of the City carved into the Rock

By (author) Fabio Bourbon


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  •  An updated text by one of the greatest expert of history of Petra and a rich, comprehensive apparatus of images (photos, plans and maps) that help a reader to know one of the most important, fascinating ancient city of our civilisation 
Full Description
The ancient city of Petra, in what is now southwest Jordan, has long been a pilgrimage for adventurous travellers. Built over 2,000 years ago, the Rose City (it is famously carved from red sandstone) holds a unique place in the world of archeological wonders. This beautifully photographed book, a revised and expanded edition, is for tourists and armchair travellers alike. With an updated text and over 350 photographs, maps, drawings, and plans, the author discusses every aspect of Petra, illuminating both the history and splendour of this astonishing site.
About the Author
Fabio Bourbon has a background in the classics and has written numerous popular books on Petra, in addition to more than 40 other titles. He is a notable expert in the history of ancient civilisations and ancient art. 

Scripta Maneant Editori
23rd Nov 2020
Paperback / softback
285 mm x 205 mm
176 Pages
350 color
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