Mosul through Mark Sykes's itineraries
2019, Volume 12, Issue 51, Pages 65-87
AbstractColonel Sir Tatton Benvenuto Mark Sykes, 6th Baronet (16 March 1879 – 16 February 1919) was an English traveler, visited many countries around the world on variety of continents, and focused his attention on the Middle East in general and Iraq in particular during the period 1899-1913, and published details of his travels in three books. As a Diplomat, his name is associated with the notorious Sykes–Picot Agreement (Signed at London on 5 January 1916), drawn up while the war was in progress, regarding the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire by Britain, France ,Russia and Italy .What of considerable important in Sykes' lifetime are his journeys to the East and his itineraries regarding Mosul and its towns and villages.
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