The opening of the Suez canal encouraged transisthmian voyaging in fish as well as ships!
For the first time in centuries, and probably for the last time for centuries, the traditional site of Christ’s tomb under the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem was explored during the recent restoration of the facility. Results are, of course, inconclusive, but very interesting. Click Through Here
Based on the autobiographical book by Vera Brittain, this 2014 movie gives us a sense of what the world around T E Lawrence (of Arabia) must have looked like as WW I unfolded in Europe. To my mind, very well done.
A riveting indictment of war.
For movie info Click Here.
For the original book, Click Here
A major source of information on the Nabataeans: www.nabataea.net