Middle East Map, 1926

This map of the Middle East shows the area as it was in 1926. Grand Sharif Hussein's dream of an Arab empire stretching from Aden to Aleppo and across to Basra had vanished. Even his own kingdom of the Hejaz had been absorbed by the conquering Ibn Saud, ruler of the Nejd.

Lawrence and His Legacy

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by Stephen Luscombe