Antinous, (113?–132 CE), Roman Emperor Hadrian's lover. All thought of him as beautiful and he was said to have great intelligence and a sharp wit. He excelled in hunting and athletics.

Biography of Antinous

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Belvedere Antinous (ca. 1700)
by Barthélémy Prieur

Idem (back side)

Modern copy of a Roman marble


Antinous, shortly before his death, as a shorn and whiskered young man,from a cast of the lion hunt tondo.

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