Posts tagged Gertrude Bell

Gertrude, meet Noah.

As one of MM’s elite loyal readers, you probably know that I’m obsessed with the Garden of Eden, and the people who think they can find it on earth. That’s the “ography” part of “mythography”: the quest to map an ethereal myth in an on-the-ground reality.  [Exhibit A: the 1914 map to the left showing… More →

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