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Eight XL, p. 19. 1 Ibid. , iv sixty five. 2 Ibid. , p. sixty six. three Ibid. , p. 38. four Ibid. , p. 60. five VII, 21, pp. 1581 ff. 1 Caillemer, in XVII, s. v. " Fœnus. " pp. 1214 ff. 2 identification. , ibid. three identity. , ibid. , p. 1220. 1 identity. , ibid. , p. 1221. 2 identification. , ibid. , p. 1215. 1 XXIII, p. 207. 1 XLIV, English p. 298. half II the industrial lifetime of the Hellen- istic international bankruptcy I The historic and monetary outcomes of the day trip of Alexander1 THE excursion of Alexander, the conquest of the East through a Greek chief, and the basis of the Macedonian Empire, shortlived even though it was—that is a suite of occasions of capital value within the heritage of antiquity. excursion, conquest, and starting place had, at the destiny of the Mediterranean global and of all Europe, a power that is maybe no longer but exhausted, and the learn of it truly is extra interesting and extra informative even than that of the stirring occasions amid which the son of Philip handed his brief existence. used to be the paintings which used to be then finished meant, or not less than foreseen, by way of the King of Macedon? We may well assert, at the power of certain proof and attribute evidences, that Alexander meant and was once very truly conscious of the implications which he bought and people which constructed after his demise. A Hellenic ruler who vigorously repudiated all contrast among Greek and Barbarian, who ready and celebrated the Susa marriages, who did away with all contrast among Macedonian veterans and Asiatic recruits in his military, who in organizing his huge empire known as upon the vanquished whilst his personal comrades in palms —that ruler, regardless of the defects of his personality and the excesses of his temperament could have been, gave evidence of a very inventive genius. " Aristotle nonetheless acknowledged that the Barbarians have been born to be slaves. He instructed Alexander to be a pacesetter to the Greeks and a grasp to the Barbarians; to take care of the previous as one does for neighbors and kinsmen and to regard the latter as one does crops and beasts. That antagonism . . . needed to disappear. Alexander undertook that fab activity. 'He ordered all,' says an historic author, 'to regard the area as their state . . . sturdy males as their relatives, and undesirable males as foreigners. '"1 doubtless, the good Macedonian came upon the floor ready for his new coverage by way of proof and traits, the real personality of which had no longer been perceived before everything. "As company males, adventurers, guests, physicians, and, particularly, mercenaries, the Greeks unfold worldwide. Already greater than 10000 of them had observed Xenophon on an excursion opposed to Babylon, at a time while the health care provider Ctesias used to be being heaped with honours on the court docket of Susa. due to the fact then, Greek mercenaries have been quite often the spine of the Persian armies. Rhodians, the brothers Mentor and Memnon, commanded the Persian military in its such a lot tough wars, thirty thousand Greeks fought for the nice King at Issos, and, till the day whilst he used to be murdered within the Caspian mountains, he had an escort of 4 thousand Greeks approximately him. "2 For all that, even if conditions can have been very beneficial in a few respects, the coverage followed and enforced by way of Alexander used to be none the fewer bold, and, certainly, progressive, within the eyes of the Greeks.