By Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie used to be a Scottish-American businessman, a tremendous philanthropist, and the founding father of the Carnegie metal corporation which later turned U.S. metal. He thought of the U.S. because the position version for democratic govt. In 1886, he penned his such a lot radical paintings, entitled successful Democracy. The paintings was once an try and argue his view that the yank republican method of presidency was once more desirable to the British monarchical method. He committed his existence to the paintings of supplying the capital for reasons of public curiosity and used to be a strong supporter of the move for spelling reform as a method of selling the unfold of the English language.
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Alexander charges at the head of an apparently small group of Companions, perhaps the Royal Squadron. The Macedonian in a gold-wreathed helmet just behind him must be a high commander—Philotas or Iolaus? His face appears partially covered, but he clearly belongs to the same age-group as Alexander and, if I am not mistaken, he is shaven, or at least the artist has avoided suggesting a beard. This is not surprising in a man so close to a king whose known preferences in facial hair he must have accepted without complaining (Plut.
Ath. 557d–e; Just. 2–5). ” According to Plutarch, ultimately Philip was persuaded to bring Alexander back to Macedonia after Demaratus, the Corinthian xenos (guest-friend) of the Argead house (Artax. 3), admonished Philip for having ﬁlled his house with such great stasis and troubles. Demaratus himself seems to have journeyed to Illyria to accomplish Alexander’s return (Plut. Alex. 6). Having reported Alexander’s return from Illyria, Plutarch turns next to the Pixodarus affair, starting with the notice of Pixodarus’ (supposed) marriage proposal (Artax.
59 Alexander the Great did not have the kind of auctoritas that a Roman emperor enjoyed to help him impose the new royal image. He died too young and no Successor emerged with power enough to inherit his empire. Neither among his senior collaborators nor even within his own dynasty did he ﬁnd a full understanding, let alone in the Greek cities, the elites of which did not feel compelled to comply with Macedonian and Hellenistic manners. 61 Even without leaving Macedonia, we encounter no few experiments and oscillations in royal portraiture among the Antigonids.
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