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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For those who cannot get enough of the true story of Hadrian and his beloved Antinous. Check copyright status Cite this Title Beloved and God: University bellved Newcastle Library.

None of your libraries hold this item. I found the lengthy discussions of art, mostly sculptural, to be rather boring and suspiciously subjective. Vermeule, Cornelius Clarkson The Journal of Roman Studies.

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Claudia rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Viewing the religion as a blasphemous rival to Christianity, they insisted that Antinous had simply been a mortal human and condemned his sexual activities with Hadrian as immoral.

It has been argued that either his body or some relics associated with him would have been interred at a shrine in Antinopolis, although this has yet to be identified archaeologically. Antinous Mondragone at the Louvre Museum. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A “sexually ambivalent” young man ‘Murugan Mailendra’ in Aldous Huxley ‘s Island is likened to Antinous, and his lover Colonel Dipa an older man to Hadrian, after the narrator discovers the two are having a secret affair.


Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait My library Help Advanced Book Search. Comments and reviews What are comments? In he published a new version of this poem in English Poemsa book published by his own publishing house, Olisipo. Associating his cult with malevolent magic, they argued that Hadrian had imposed his worship through fear.

Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous

Open Preview See a Problem? Login to add to list. The Oxford history of the Roman world. The Story of Hadrian and Antinous. Australian National University Library.

Shami rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, — Friends and associates. The retinue included officials, the Prefect, army and naval commanders, as well as literary and scholarly figures.

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Games held in honour of Antinous were held in at least 9 cities, and included both athletic and artistic components. No eBook available Amazon.

At least 28 temples were constructed for the worship of Antinous throughout the Empire, although most were fairly modest in design; those at Tarsos, Philadelphia, and Lanuvium consisted of a four-column portico. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.


Conversely, in many Egyptian inscriptions he is described as both a hero and a god, while in others he was seen as a full god, and in Egypt, he was often understood as a daemon. Tags What are tags? There are various potential origins for the name “Antinous”; it is possible that he was named after the character of Antinous, who is one of Penelope ‘s suitors in Homer ‘s epic poem, the Odyssey. Lambert believed that the sculptures of Antinous “remain without doubt one of the most elevated and ideal monuments to pederastic love of the whole ancient world”, [95] also describing them as “the final great creation of classical art”.

Events included athletic competitions, chariot and equestrian races, and artistic and musical festivals, with prizes including citizenship, money, tokens, and free lifetime maintenance. Taylor rated it liked it Sep 26, Flinders University Central Library. Jan 11, Simon rated it really liked it Shelves: