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Headword: *naba/tai
Adler number: nu,3
Translated headword: Nabatans, Nabateans
Vetting Status: high
An Arabic people. "He sent [word] to [the] Arabs, the so-called Nabatans."[1]
Also [sc. attested is] Nabataeans, an ethnic [designation].
Nabatos, they say,[2] was born in Arabia Felix.[3] From some such person [sc. came the] 'Nabataeans', a people of Arabia Felix, [and the] 'Nabatene territory.'
Greek Original:
*naba/tai: ge/nos *)ara/bwn. o( de\ pe/mpei pro\s *)/arabas, tou\s legome/nous *naba/tas. kai\ *nabatai=oi, e)qniko/n. *naba/tos fasin *)a[rabi/as eu)dai/m]onos geno/menos. e)k toiou/tou tinos *nabatai=oi e)/qnos th=s eu)dai/monos *)arab[i/as] xw/ra *nabathnh/.
See generally J.F. Healey in OCD(4) s.v. Nabataeans; Barrington Atlas map 71.
The kingdom of the Nabataean Arabs, though centered on Petra in present-day Jordan, stretched at various times deep into present-day Saudi Arabia and (northwards) into present-day Syria.
[1] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
[2] This additional material comes from Stephanus of Byzantium s.v., from which the present passage, textually faulty, is supplemented.
[3] Present-day Yemen.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; geography
Translated by: Alex Gottesman on 4 December 2002@18:52:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes; cosmetics) on 5 December 2002@04:03:40.
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 17 July 2003@02:54:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 8 July 2009@08:03:05.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 16 June 2011@10:31:57.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 7 August 2014@04:09:06.


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