Fall of Civilizations, Episode 15
In the deserts of Jordan, a city lies hidden for centuries in a valley of rose-red stone...
In this episode, we look at one of the most peculiar stories of civilizational survival to come down to us from the ancient world, the story of the Nabataeans. Find out how these once humble traders rose to become masters of the desert sands, and to defy empires. And discover what happened to finally bring down the empire of Nabataea.
Sound engineering by Alexey Sibikin