Visual Timeline: Antinous
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110 CE - 130 CE: Life of Antinous, beloved of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, later deified and venerated as a god.
123 CE: Hadrian and Antinous meet in Bithynia.
125 CE - 130 CE: Hadrian and Antinous travel together through the Near East and down to Egypt.
130 CE: Death of Antinous, Hadrian's beloved, in Egypt.
130 CE: The idealised colossal marble statue of Antinous is sculpted and his cult is founded