Alexander Bashing

As I continue to clean my mailbox of assorted items I’d flagged with assorted gmail labels that my iPad does seem to have interpreted correctly, I note a couple of items seeking to tarnish, somewhat, Alexander’s greatness. The first is written by a professor of modern history at St Andrews and was a feature in BBC Magazine a few weeks ago:

The second comes from one of those blogs wherein modern management types seek inspiration in dead guys:

Not sure either one of them is really on point … there are quite a few ‘doth protest too much’ moments and straw men in the BBC piece; the other one is just kind of meh in general. YMMV, FWIW, etc.

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