The Syrians admitted the fact, but insisted that it was a city for Greeks, as its temples and statues proved.
In Egypt, the name of Memnon was connected with the colossal statues of Amenophis (Amenhotep) III.
He was honoured as a hero, and his memory was held in such respect that when all the brazen statues of tyrants were condemned to be sold in the time of Timoleon (150 years later) an exemption was made in favour of the statue of Gelo.
The town possesses a fine park and has statues of the emperor William I.
Among the memorials to men of Massachusetts (a large part of them Bostonians) commemorated by monuments in the Common, the Public Garden, the grounds of the state house, the city hall, and other public places of the city, are statues of Charles Sumner, Josiah Quincy and John A.