Trope-a-Day: Our Founder

Our Founder: Lots of them in various places, of course, but the several-hundred-foot high statues of Alphas I Amanyr and Seledië III Selequelios that flank the main building of the Imperial Palace are the ur-example of this trope.  (The mountain range to the east of the capital that is slowly being carved into representations of the line of the Empire’s Most Significant Historical Figures would be the largest.)