Jordan is the cradle of civilizations. The oldest discoveries in Jordan, according to archaeologists, date back to about 1.5 million years ago. Many civilizations have been in Jordan from the Stone Ages to the late Islamic periods, including Persian, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Ages.
back to about 1.5 million years ago. Many civilizations have been in Jordan from the Stone Ages to the late Islamic periods, including Persian, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Ages.
These civilizations left immortal evidences: architectural buildings such as theaters, temples, churches, mosques, palaces, and castles, arts and cultural objects such as statues, inscriptions, mosaics, and writings, techniques of dealing with water, agriculture, industry, and habitation.
Several kingdoms were established on the land of Jordan, including the Moabites, the Edomites, the Ammonites, and the Kingdom of the Nabataeans, whose architectural buildings stand as a living model witness to the greatness of that civilization.
Many Roman Cities (The Decapolis) were in Jordan such as Jarash, Amman, Pella, Abilla and more….
Jordan land witnessed many important battles in the early Islam such as Battles of Yarmouk, Tabqat Fahl, and Mutah.
The Jordanian Badia was a haven for the northern Arab tribes, as their inscriptions, which are rich in the Badia, revealed their civilizational communication with neighboring countries and tribes.