John Jaie Palmero's The Boy From Bithynia PDF

By John Jaie Palmero

"During the 1st half the second one century CE, Hadrian, the 47-year-old Emperor of Rome met a stunning younger Greek named Antinous, in Bithynia, that is now northern Turkey. What shook the rigid morality of Roman society and nonetheless creates ache between many western students approximately thousand years later. This tragic story follows the Emperor and Antinous from their preliminary assembly, the situation of the formative years right into a “finishing college for pages” in Rome and at last on the boy’s age of 16, the affair that intrigued an empire and scandalized Roman society. What follows subsequent is a predestined trip via Greece, Asia Minor and at last to Egypt, the place destiny and the gods choose to interfere. the connection among Hadrian and Antinous raised the eyebrows in their contemporaries and the ire of the early Christians, but the eagerness and natural essence in their connection is still as clean and present this present day because it was once throughout the moment century. The modern chronicles of Hadrian’s character and the various sculptures of Antinous belie the characteristics and gear of either characters and make for a seductive, own tale informed with readability and supported through ancient facts.

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