Results 1 – 27 of 27 Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous by Lambert, Royston and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. This volume investigates the mysteries that surround how this obscure Greek boy came to dominate the powerful emperor Hadrian. The author re-creates the. Why did he become a God? in Beloved and God, Royston Lambert tackles all the mysteries the story presents. With many illustations of the people and places.

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Refresh and try again. Associations, Funerals, Sociality, and Roman Law: It is known that Hadrian believed Antinous to be intelligent and wise, which might explain part of the attraction. No eBook available Amazon. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antinous and Homosexual Fantasy”. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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This single location in Queensland: It is known that Antinous was born to a Greek family in the city of Claudiopoliswhich was located in the Roman province of Bithynia in what is now north-west Turkey. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Antinous.

Lists What are lists? Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of antibous screen. Sculptures of Antinous became widespread, with Hadrian probably having approved a basic model of Antinous’ likeness for other sculptors to follow. Another possibility is that Antinous represented a voluntary human sacrifice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous by Royston Lambert

Such a societal institution of pederasty was not indigenous to Roman culture, although bisexuality was the norm in the upper echelons of Roman society by the early 2nd century and was widely socially accepted. May 03, Dana rated it it was amazing. Conversely, opposing this possibility is the fact stoy Hadrian disliked human sacrifice and had strengthened laws against it in haddrian Empire. This stpry appears to cover everything there is to cover about the relationship of the Roman emperor Hadrian and his early-deceased, then immortalized, young male companion probably lover Antinous.


Tags What are tags? However, this is improbable because Hadrian deemed both castration and circumcision to be abominations and as Antinous was aged between 18 and 20 at the time of death, any such operation would have been ineffective. Also an exploration of the archaeological context, such as Antinoopolis and Hadrian’s villa at Tivoli, would have been welcome.

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Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous

The author did love his subject matter greatly qnd did an extensive research. Hadrian was devastated by the death of Antinous, and possibly also experiencing remorse.

Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome. Antinous Mondragone at the Louvre Museum. Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, — Friends and associates.