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Head of a statue of Antinous, lover of the Roman emperor Hadrian

Cabeza de una estatua de Antinoo, amante del emperador romano Adriano ºº Head of a statue of Antinous, lover of the Roman emperor Hadrian

#Antinous, the lover of #Hadrian...and still so compellingly beautiful....

Delphi, Museum - Antinous - I will establish honors toward intelligent art forms of mans psyche near Delphi.

- Antonino ./tcc/

Colossal Roman Statue Detail of Antinous (lover of Hadrian) as Dionysos-Osiris (ivy crown, head band, cistus & pine cone) marble, Vatican Museums

Agustus (b. 63 BC), emperor from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD

This is a statue of Agustus (b. 63 BC) the first emperor. He cam to the thrown after Julius ceasars death and officially marks the end of the Roman republic.

(Already pinned to Relationships, but I also just like the Merӧe Head as a ref in general for Romulus--)

It was one of the treasures selected for the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects as the fix-gazed, 2000 year old sole bronze portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus to survive with its original inlaid eyes.

Roman bust of Emperor Hadrian, dated to the 2nd century CE. Marble. Photo taken by CORBIS.

marmarinos: “Roman bust of Emperor Hadrian, dated to the century CE. Photo taken by CORBIS.

Antinous. Antinous- Emperor Hadrian's boyfriend. Hadrien had him deified after his death (voluntary sacrifice?) and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.

Hadrien had him deified after his death (voluntary sacrifice?) and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.

marble bust of the Roman emperor Hadrian and portrait head from a statue of his lover Antinous

37 marble bust of the Roman emperor Hadrian and portrait head from a statue of his lover Antinous

Emperor Hadrian, head of Roman sculpture (marble), 2nd century C.E., (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome).

Emperor Hadrian, head of Roman sculpture (marble), century CE, (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome).

Emperor Hadrian, head of (colossal) Roman statue (marble), 2nd century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Emperor Hadrian, head of (colossal) Roman statue (marble), century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Antinous, beloved of Emperor Hadrian, (colossal) Roman bust (marble), 2nd century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Antinous, beloved of Emperor Hadrian, (colossal) Roman bust (marble), 2nd century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Adriano foi imperador de 117 a 138. Admirador da cultura grega, Adriano decidiu reconstruir a cidade sagrada dos judeus, Jerusalém, adotando o estilo grego. Esse “capricho” teria agravado a insatisfação dos judeus, que iniciaram uma violenta revolta contra Roma. Chegou, também, a ser chamado de “Nero bem-sucedido” pela megalomania de suas obras públicas – por onde passava, fazia grandes monumentos.

Hadrian Was Roman Emperor from 117 to He is best known for building Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman territory in Britain. In Rome, he built the Pantheon and the Temple of Venus and Roma.

Marble portrait of the co-emperor Lucius Verus (c.161–69 CE)

Marble portrait of the co-emperor Lucius Verus, CE. This fragmentary head comes from an over-life-sized portrait bust or statue of Lucius Verus, co-emperor with Marcus Aurelius

Roman Emperor Commodus at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art - Greek Roman Collection | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Roman Emperor Commodus at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art - Greek Roman Collection | Flickr - Photo Sharing!