Visits of Gertrude Bell to Tur Abdin

Visits of Gertrude Bell to Tur Abdin

by Dale A. Johnson


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This is a collection of summaries, diary entries and letters from the famed British explorer, Gertrude Bell who later went on to become an adviser to Winston Churchill and founded the Baghdad Archeology Museum. The focus of the book is on her contribution to the photographic and archeological record she made of a region of forgotten Christians, called Tur Abdin in present day Turkey, who had preserved the language of Jesus and a Semitic form of Christianity under the veil of Islam.

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ISBN-13: 9780615155678
Publisher: New Sinai Press
Publication date: 08/07/2007
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.46(d)

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