Following the death of Rabbel II, the kingdom of the Nabataei was annexed, probably after 22 March, AD 106, by the governor of Syria, A. Cornelius [II 38] Palma Frontonianus, to form the core of a new province of A. (Cass. Dio 68,14,5; Amm. Marc. 14,8,13). Also added to the new province were parts of the Dekapolis, i.e. Adraha (present-day Darā), Gerasa (present-day Ǧaraš), Philadelphia (Rabbath-Ammon, modern Ammān), possibly Dion (near Pella , location not identified…
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