Lawrence of Arabia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Lawrence of Arabia:

see Lawrence, T. E.Lawrence, T. E.
(Thomas Edward Lawrence), 1888–1935, British adventurer, soldier, and scholar, known as Lawrence of Arabia. While a student at Oxford he went on a walking tour of Syria and in 1911 joined a British Museum archaeological expedition in Mesopotamia.
..... Click the link for more information.

Lawrence of Arabia

T. E. Lawrence (1888–1935), legendary hero, led Arab revolt against Turkey. [Br. Hist.: Benét, 572]
References in periodicals archive ?
The new print of Lawrence of Arabia comes at a time of renewed interest in screening formats, as a special showing of a movie may be the deciding factor to leave the house.
Screen epics: with Peter O'Toole, left, in Lawrence of Arabia and Julie Christie in Dr Zhivago
The actor once revealed he had spent a lifetime living in hotels as he caroused around the world with the likes of fellow Lawrence of Arabia star Peter O'Toole.
His performance in my favourite film, Lawrence of Arabia, was stunning," he said.
Pattinson follows in the footsteps of legendary British actor Peter O'Toole, who famously played Lawrence in David Lean's 1962 classic film Lawrence Of Arabia.
Lawrence of Arabia was a complicated man, and Barr recounts all the intricacies of his role in the Arab Revolt.
may recall reading about the Liverpool mechanic's links to Lawrence in 1963, the year after the Lawrence of Arabia film came out.
Lawrence biographies with this lengthy offering, revised from its original 1995 publication but maintaining its distance both in methodology and belief from Jeremy Wilson's Lawrence of Arabia.
or Jeremy Wilson's exhaustive and exhausting Lawrence of Arabia in the bibliography.
The entire Lawrence mythos was capped by David Lean's spectacular film Lawrence of Arabia (1962), starring the young and handsome Peter O'Toole playing a steely-eyed and intense Lawrence, although O'Toole is actually much taller than the rather short of stature Lawrence.
A confidant of sheikhs and tribal leaders, she advised kings and princes, was a colleague of Winston Churchill and a friend of TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia.
This autumn the collected letters of Lawrence of Arabia are to be published and I'm told they're an absorbing read.

Full browser ?