Time Magazine: WOMAN of the Millennium

Jack Andrews amiga at primenet.com
Thu Oct 1 05:43:14 EST 1998


> Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell
>
> Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868-1926), British archaeologist, writer, and
> government official, born in Durham County, England,
> and educated at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. From 1899 to 1914 she
> made several archaeological expeditions in Asia
> Minor and on the Arabian Peninsula. Her expert knowledge of those regions led her
> into service with British intelligence forces in the
> Middle East during World War I. In 1917 she went to Baghdad, Iraq, to serve in
> the British political office. She was influential in
> determining the British terms for Iraqi independence and in the election of
> Faisal I as the first king of Iraq. Her works include Poems
> from the Divan of Hafiz (1897), The Desert and the Sown (1907), Amurath to
> Amurath (1911), The Palace and the Mosque of
> Ukhaidir (1914), and Letters of Gertrude Bell (2 vol., 1927).
>
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Let not the fierce sun dry one tear of pain before thyself
hast wiped it from the sufferer's eye.
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