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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As a result of this, the Christian poet Prudentius denounced his worship inwhile a set of seven contorniates depicting Antinous were issued, based upon the designs of those issued in the s. Hadrian was devastated by the death of Antinous, and possibly also experiencing remorse. These online bookshops told us they have this item: It storh unknown exactly where Antinous’ body was buried.

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Antinous was understood differently by his various worshippers, in part due to regional and cultural variation. Journal of the History of Sexuality. ByClassicist Caroline Vout could note that more images have been identified of Antinous than of any other figure in classical antiquity with the exceptions of Augustus and Hadrian.

Shami rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Australian National University Library. Add a tag Cancel Hadrian. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. J Partridge rated it liked it Mar 21, The Story of Hadrian and Antinous.

Also an exploration of the go context, such as Antinoopolis and Hadrian’s villa at Tivoli, would have been welcome. Perhaps there is rather too much speculation, though this is inevitable given the limited and ambiguous surviving textual evidence, much of which is Christian and therefore hostile.


Ancient Rome Hadrian, Emperor of Rome. Vermeule, Cornelius Clarkson Various suggestions have been put forward for how he died, ranging from an accidental drowning to an intentional human sacrifice or suicide.

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Known as the Antinoeiathey would be held annually for several centuries, being noted as the most important in Egypt. Some contemporary Neo-Pagan groups have re-sacralized Antinous. No eBook available Amazon. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.

This volume investigates the mysteries that surround how this obscure Greek boy came to dominate the powerful emperor Hadrian. The Haxrian Empire, A. 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.

Books by Royston Lambert. Bust of Antinous in the Palazzo Altemps museum in Rome. Hadrian, Emperor of Rome — Friends and associates. I would have liked to have seen a transcript of the obelisk inscription included as an appendix, rather than the many quotes scattered through the book.

Our earliest surviving evidence for this comes from the writings of Dio Cassius80 years after the event, although it would later be repeated in many subsequent sources. Favorites, Royal — Italy — Rome — Biography. Physical Description xix, p.

Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous

My library Help Advanced Book Search. These comparisons begin, so far as the evidentiary record goes, with the patristics, all of whom strongly rejected the comparisons. To gov other readers questions about Beloved and Godplease sign up. This book 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.


Check copyright status Cite this Title Beloved and God: Possibly also joining them was Lucius Ceionius Commodusa young aristocrat whom Antinous might have deemed a rival to Hadrian’s affections. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Antinous was the lover of the Belpved emperor Hadrian.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In Les Miserables stofy, the character Enjolras is likened to Antinous.

Sculpture of Antinous in the grounds of the New PalacePotsdam. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Beloved and God : the story of Hadrian and Antinous / Royston Lambert. – Version details – Trove

Lambert reads a heck of a lot into the pieces, aspects of meaning that often were antjnous suggested to me at all by the photographic plates provided for some of the items. National Library of Australia. Randomproxy rated it really liked it Jun 17, Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, — Friends and associates.

Other aspects of the book were of much greater interest. This single location in Tasmania: Images of other classical paragons of male beauty, Adonis and Endymionare also mentioned in the same context.

Refresh and try again. It is generally agreed, although not proven, that Antinous was also initiated at that time. Skip to content Skip to search.

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