A trade route of the Ancient Middle East. It begun in Egypt at Heliopolis, crossed the Sinai to Aqaba, turned north to Damascus and finished at Resafa at the Euphrates. Parts were rebuilt by the Romans as the "Via Traiana Nova" and it figured in Christian and Moslem pilgrimage routes. Mentioned in the Old Testament - Numbers 20 17-21.
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