Bethany Beyond the Jordan


Bethany Beyond the Jordan

This site has long been known from the Bible (John 1:28 and 10:40) and from the Byzantine and medieval texts. The area is part of the early Christian pilgrimage route between Jerusalem, the Jordan River, and Mount Nebo. Bethany Beyond the Jordan is loc …

 

Desert Castles


Desert Castles

Scattered throughout the black basalt desert east of Amman, the Desert Castles stand as a testament to the flourishing beginnings of Islamic-Arab civilisation. These seemingly isolated pavilions, caravan stations, secluded baths and hunting lodges, wer …

 

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