TITLE

HISTORY

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Gay Times (09506101);Jul2008, Issue 358, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the homosexuality of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. The author says that Hadrian was often described in history as a military leader and a politician. The author mentions Antinous, Hadrian's lover, who committed suicide in the Nile and whom Hadrian erected statues in his grief and even named a city after his late beloved. The author mentions the exhibition which the British Museum is having about Hadrian which does not hide the Emperor's homosexuality. The author elaborates on the predilection of Roman emperors for homosexuality.
ACCESSION #
32671814

 

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