The emperor Hadrian, who died January 24, 138 A.D., had a wife named Sabina and a favorite named

Antinoüs

Higgledy-Piggledy
Hadrian's favorite,
Born in Bythinia,
Drowned in the Nile,
Gone like the city of
Antinoöpolis,
Left just one legacy:
Statuesque smile.


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