Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Tripoli Museum: Omar Mukhtar's eye glasses


As promised in an earlier post, I wanted to post more photo's of my visit to the Tripoli museum "Mat-haf Asaraya".

One of the exhibits was the actual eye glasses of our hero the Martyer (Shaheed) Omar Mukhtar, the picture is shown above. I had a weird sensation (of awe) when I saw the exhibit, especially when you realise that the glasses were actually worn by our national hero, a physical reminder of the great man! They also had his sword on show.
May Allah bless his soul.

3 comments:

AngloLibyan said...

thank you Beacon, I was really moved by this picture and kept looking at it for a long time.
hope to see more pictures of the museum.

Lebeeya said...

Fantastic post Beacon! That picture gave me the shivers.

When I visited the Tripoli museum and saw Omar Mukhtar's glasses and other belongings. I just stood there. Frozen. Flashbacks of the movie were running in my head. Then I was imagining myself with them, fighting the Italians with a gun in my hand, shooting people left and right... then accidently shooting my foot with the gun.

Ouch. It hurt, even in my head.

Seriously though, it was so amazing seeing things that belonged to the great Libyan Hero.

There was also the belonging of the Mujahid; Suliman Al Barooni. Another Amazing Libyan Hero! And he's JBALI :D

Ema said...

i don't know why, but when i set my eyes on the glasses i saw his face beind it.
i feel like i know him....strange.

moving picture indeed.
thank you beacon

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