Antinous: a Boy made God in the Roman Empire | University of Oxford

Antinous: a Boy made God in the Roman Empire

Speaker
With Professsor Bert Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Exhibition Curator
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX12PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£8/£7/£6 Full, Concessions, Members
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Antinous was a court favourite of the emperor Hadrian who died tragically in the Nile in AD 130. Learn about his subsequent veneration as a hero and a god across the Roman empire through the remarkable busts and statues shown in the Antinous exhibition.