The Braschi Antinous

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Mark Cartwright
published on 06 May 2013
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The colossal statue of Antinous, favourite of Roman Emperor Hadrian, who drowned in the Nile in 130 CE and was officially made a god by the emperor. Excavated from the site of Hadrian's villa. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 06). The Braschi Antinous. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Braschi Antinous." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 06, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Braschi Antinous." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 May 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.