The Hadrian’s Wall of the East

Derbent, the Causasus, and the edge of the world.

Dewi Hargreaves 🏹

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George R R Martin says that he came up with the idea for his sprawling epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, when he was on holiday in Scotland. He stood on Hadrian’s Wall and imagined what it must have been like to be a Roman legionary, standing there at the edge of the known world, facing north into a wild oblivion. It…

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Dewi Hargreaves 🏹

Illustrator, author, editor | I draw maps of places that don’t exist ✨