Volume 4 Issue 8 August 1954

Gibraltar, 1704-1954

Gibraltar provides one of the examples of how the British Empire was 'acquired in a fit of absence of mind'. 

Cicero’s Year in Cilicia

David Stockton describes an important stage in the life of Cicero, the Roman philosopher, politican and theorist.

The Character of Richard III

Shakespeare’s enormous influence in shaping subsequent concepts of 15th-century England is nowhere better illustrated than in the case of the character of Richard III.