Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (1868–1926) was an English writer, political officer, traveller, archaeologist, and administrator. She became an important policy-maker in the British Empire as a result of her extensive knowledge and contacts, which she built up through her numerous travels in Mesopotamia, Greater Syria, Asia Minor, and Arabia. Contents include: “Tell Aḥmar To Buseirah”, “Buseirah To Hît”, “The Parthian Stations Of Isidorus Of Charax”, “Hît To Kerbelâ”, “The Palace Of Ukheiḍir”, “Kerbelâ To Baghdâd”, “Baghdâd To Môṣul”, “The Ruins Of Sâmarrâ”, “Môṣul To Zâkhô”, “Zâkhô To Diyârbekr”, “Diyârbekr To Konia”, etc. Other notable works by this author include: “Poems from the Divan of Hafiz” (1892), “The Desert and the Sown” (1907), and “Mountains of the Servants of God” (1910). This classic work is being republished now in a new edition with specially curated introductory material.