An emperor's love

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Curator Thorsten Opper introduces Hadrian's young lover Antinous and the questions around his death.

 

Bust of Antinous

An emperor's love
(3 minutes 2 seconds)

Statue of Hadrian being conserved

The power of image
(4 minutes 10 seconds)

Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli near Rome

The imperial palace
(2 minutes 25 seconds)

Hadrian's wall

Building the wall
(3 minutes 14 seconds)

Hadrian video

Hadrian: a new emperor
(3 minutes 3 seconds)