Lawrence of Arabia’s exploits ‘backed up’ by archaeology

Started by gash, November 02, 2016, 10:33:31 pm

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Archaeological remains that support Lawrence of Arabia's account of his World War One exploits have gone on display in the UK for the first time.

In his Seven Pillars of Wisdom, British officer TE Lawrence, documented how he helped lead an Arabic uprising against the Ottoman empire in 1916.

Some historians have cast doubt on his account as much of it was unverifiable.

Artefacts found in Jordan are on display at the National Civil War Centre in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Read more : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-37803035
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