The Boy from Bithynia:
List Price: $31.99
Binding: Cloth Text
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
During the first half of the second century CE, Hadrian, the 47-year-old Emperor of Rome met a beautiful young Greek named Antinous, in Bithynia, which is now northern Turkey. What followed shook the inflexible morality of Roman society and still creates discomfort among many western scholars nearly two thousand years later. This tragic tale follows the Emperor and Antinous from their initial meeting, the placement of the youth into a finishing school for pages in Rome and eventually at the boy s age of sixteen, the affair that intrigued an empire and scandalized Roman society. What follows next is a predestined journey through Greece, Asia Minor and eventually to Egypt, where fate and the More...
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