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Benjamin Disraeli The Rise of Iskander Around him rose the matchless memorials of antique art; immortal columns whose symmetry baffles modern proportion, serene Caryatides, bearing with greater grace . .
Benjamin Disraeli The Rise of Iskander. Around him rose the matchless memorials of antique art; immortal columns whose symmetry baffles modern proportion, serene Caryatides, bearing with greater grace a graceful burthen, carvings of delicate precision, and friezes breathing with heroic life.
Iskander was the youngest son of the Prince of Epirus, who, with the other Grecian princes, had, at the commencement of the reign of Amurath the Second, in vain resisted the progress of the Turkish arms in Europe. The Prince of Epirus had obtained peace by yielding his four sons as hostages to the Turkish sovereign, who engaged that they should be educated in all the accomplishments of their rank, and with a due deference to their faith.
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The Rise of Iskander is the seventh novel written by Benjamin Disraeli who would later become Prime Minister of Great Britain. The Rise of Iskander was written in Bath, England in the winter of 1832–3. It is based on the life of George Castriota, better known as Skanderbeg, a prince and national hero of Albania (which Disraeli had visited two years earlier on his Grand Tour). It was published in London in 1833 together with The Wondrous Tale of Alroy.
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The Rise of Iskander By: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881).
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