This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
This work considers the representation of the geographical and cultural landscapes of late antiquity in the work of the Latin poet Prudentius. It argues that his use of allusion to Augustan and early imperial Latin authors presents these landscapes as being marked by the arrival of Christianity, though retaining the grandeur of the pagan past.
The only autobiography by a major Victorian novelist, Trollope's account offers a fascinating insight into his literary life and opinions. This edition shows how he exaggerated to create his compelling narrative, and includes other writings to show how subtle and complex his approach to literature really was.