Amman (Rabbah) September 18th 2008 Historians estimate that a city has existed on this site since 3,000 years before the birth of Jesus. Rabbah was a city of the Ammonites (today it is called Amman, or Rabbat Bene 'Ammon, the Great City of the Sons of Ammon). We are a little more than 20 miles east of the Jordan River.
Rabbah was captured by the Amorites (remember Sihon and Og? This was Sihon.) It later fell within the terri ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Amman For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more