Antinous （Adina o s, 111, 11/29 when I-130, ）
the man originally from Bithynia , received the favor as a mistress of the Emperor
Hadrian . Is estimated about 18 years old who died, I know that was drowned
in the Nile River , but about its circumstances shrouded in mystery.
Represented numerous art works from the deified by Hadrian, his face was
well known in ancient times.
Statue in the Vatican Museums Little is
known about before Hadrian met Antinous. Claudius city's Bithynia (a region
of Asia minor) （ present BOL ) of was born in a town called Mantinium.
Antinous is dead 10/130 is known that, from the appearance of the sculpture
in under 20 years old at this time and can be inferred from the date of
birth is located in 112 from 110 years.
No books written about the place
I met Adrian, age. Hadrian visited Claudio Polis 123 in the winter or spring
124, Oh was likely. Became a favorite of Hadrian in 130, Hadrian traveled to
Egypt from referred to in official existence as the Emperor's henchmen. (25
Days and seems), October Hadrian find this young man has drowned in the Nile
River. However should remain shrouded in mystery about the situation.
Hadrian himself caused this accident, or prolonged reign of Hadrian's
described as Antinous devoted willingly sacrifice themselves, such as has
been since ancient times.
Hadrian mourned the death of this young man
badly. Egypt who image of the followers of Osiris , this young man to the
deified Antinous was drowned in the Nile. In was enough to build a
Antinoupolis is a city on the Nile River. Greece who admitted Antinous in
Hermes incarnate. 131-132 Years to the youth only, gymnastics and music
competitions, Antinoeia Festival was founded. Antinous name attached to a 5
stars in Ptolemy 's " Almagest " is mentioned, has currently become Aquila
constellation. Caught cold in Rome at first, but gradually became familiar
with as the object of faith. Christianity became the last great faith which
were made ago the arrival.