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Cover of Fabio Bourbon's Petra Revealed: History, Civilization and Monuments of the City carved into the Rock, with ancient building with columns. Published by Scripta Maneant Editori.

Petra Revealed

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

By (author) Fabio Bourbon


  •  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 civilization 
Full Description
The ancient city of Petra, in what is now southwest Jordan, has long been a pilgrimage for adventurous travelers. 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 travelers 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 splendor 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 civilizations and ancient art. 

Scripta Maneant
14th Dec 2020
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
8.07 in x 11.22 in
176 Pages
350 color
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