7- Kerak, The city of Many linguists believe that name of this historical Jordanian city have been derived from Latin. The word Karak is referring to the Cork tree. 8- Aidoon, The city of It situates in the northern parts of Jordan where many archaeological sites can be observed. Many historian are making a strong relationship between the name of this city and the name of the Greek Goddess Dion. 9- Gador, the site of In the site of Umkeis which was one of the cities of the Decapolis, with the name of Gadara at that time, the central part of the village is still carrying the name of Gador. 3- Personal names Some of the names found in the Arabic language used in the present day Jordan are of Greek origin which we can consider some of the Greek influences we can see some of these names like: - Iskandar is the Arabic form of Greek personal Name Alexander, - Celine, from the Greek feminine name Cylinh which means moon - Constantine, - Julia, latin feminine name used as it is in the Arabic laguage 4- Olive oil culture One can easily notice that the most popular tree in Jordan was and is still the olive tree. Some estimations are talking about more 20 million olive trees in Jordan. Till our days the most popular olive trees are called the Roomy which means Roman in Arabic.
The centrality of olive trees is widely manifested in different spheres both economically and socially. Historically olive tree has played a crucial role in many economic activities such as food, as source of lighting, and some artisanal activities. The centrality of olive tree in the socio-economic life in the Jordanian history and culture is clearly manifested by using the branch of olive tree as the symbol of peace in the social imaginary of the Jordanians.
1- Olive Oil Cuisine: One of the most common features of the Greco-Roman archaeological sites in the different parts of Jordan is the existence of the olive presses. Olive oil culture is deeply rooted in the contemporary Jordanian food while the archaeological evidence is showing that this olive oil culture is belonging