Ces homosexuels célèbres de l'Histoire
Homosexuels dans l'histoire. Huffpost, 2012 - La ministre Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, a jeté un pavé dans la mare en estimant qu'il faudrait à l'avenir "passer en revue" les manuels scolaires pour y vérifier la représentation de l'homosexualité. Mais qui sont ces homosexuels dont nos manuels scolaires taisent l'orientation sexuelle? La ministre a cité Arthur Rimbaud, mais il y en a beaucoup d'autres. Ici Antinoüs, l'amant supposé de l'empereur Hadrien. Clic for more.
Fresco of Dionysos and Ariadne, Getty Villa
Fresco of Dionysos and Ariadne, Getty Villa (by The J. Paul Getty Museum) Fresco Panel Depicting Dionysos and Ariadne, between 1 and 79 CE. Nude but for the drapery swirling around them, Bacchus and his consort Ariadne walk with arms entwined against a plain white background, as if floating. Ariadne lifts a ceremonial drinking horn called a rhyton, while Bacchus carries a kantharos (wine cup). The scene is surrounded by a double border. This square fresco panel, possibly from a ceiling, likely
A ROMAN MARBLE COW
A ROMAN MARBLE COW CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Naturalistically depicted, striding forward and turning slightly to her right, her muscular body with a rounded belly, the ribs visible, her udder engorged, the teats perhaps once separately-made and inserted, the dewlap ridged, her head sensitively modelled with a prominent poll, convex lidded eyes and recessed nostrils, the underside with a rectangular mortise for insertion of a support
Head from the Statue of the Young Bacchus (Getty Museum)
1-50 AD Roman bronze and silver portrait head of young Bacchus (Dionysos); 8 1/2"; Getty 96.AB.52. Per Getty: Bacchus wears ivy wreath with leaves and berries; head all that survives of life-size bronze statue. Silvered whites, lost inlaid irises. Style derives from Hellenistic Greek art, which shifted depiction from mature bearded man to beardless youth, similar to Apollo. Ivy wreath on this figure distinguishes from Apollo.
Hidden history of homosexuality: New British Museum guide explores past of gay love hidden among its exhibits
"A marble bust of Hadrian, Roman emperor between AD117 and AD138, next to his lover Antinous, at whose death in AD130 he is recorded as 'weeping like a woman'." Posted on dailymail.co.uk (image credit Alamy).