In antiquity, present day Jordan was home for several ancient kingdoms incl: kingdom of Edom, Moab & Ammon. Throughout eras, parts of the country laid under control of regional powers incl Pharaonic Egypt during wars with Babylonians & Hittites; for discrete periods of times by Israelites. The Mesha Stele recorded the glory of King of Edom & victories over Israelites & others. Ammon/Moab kingdoms are mentioned in ancient maps, Near Eastern documents, Greco-Roman, Christian, Jewish.
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