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The end is a brilliant take on art, anarchism, destruction, and creation. His work largely overlaps with Dio’s own Roman Historybut the texts, written independently of each other, agree more often than not about the emperor and his short but eventful reign.

Retrieved 7 December The Transsexual Phenomenon, Appendix C: Historians have not only kept the tradition alive, but often embellished it, reflecting their own bias against effeminacyreligious zealotry, and other traits with which Elagabalus is commonly identified. Now this is a curiosity – one part flummery, one part insanity and one part genius. Dio regularly refers to Elagabalus as Sardanapaluspartly to distinguish him from his divine namesake, [69] but chiefly to do his part in maintaining the damnatio memoriae and to associate him with another autocrat notorious for a dissolute life.

The question of Elagabalus’ sexual orientation is confused, owing to salacious and unreliable sources. If you go into this book unfamiliar with Artaud’s work, you might find some bits difficult. This is one of I believe two novels that Artaud wrote.

Heliogabalus; or, the Crowned Anarchist by Antonin Artaud

Within a year, he abandoned her and married Annia Aurelia Faustina[45] a descendant of Marcus Aurelius and the widow of a man he had recently had executed. The written numeral is a symbol for what aantonin cant manage to add up or measure. The assassination plot against Elagabalus was devised by his grandmother, Julia Maesa, and carried out by disaffected members of the Praetorian Guard.


I’m reminded of when I first read “Van Gogh: He achieved in himself the identity of opposites, but did not achieve it helliogabalo harm, and his devout pederasty had no origin other heliogabxlo an obstinate and abstract conflict artzud Masculine and Feminine. Translation aside, I wavered between 3 and 4 stars, since I was not sure it compared as well to other works by Artaud I have read.

The Devil Beneath My Feet”. The Cult of Sol Invictus. Although Herodian is not deemed as reliable as Cassius Dio, his lack of literary and scholarly pretensions make him less biased than senatorial historians.

Elagabalus’ vices were “too disgusting even to allude to them”.

The Amazing Emperor Heliogabalus. As a token of respect for Roman religion, however, Elagabalus joined either AstarteMinervaUraniaor some combination of the three to Elagabal as consort. Mucha Chita rated it really liked it Oct 05, Want to Read saving…. Elagabalus was born a priest, becomes god-emperor and dies in the sewers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To ask other readers questions about Heliogabalus; or, the Crowned Anarchistplease sign up.

Anyway, I see why Deleuze loves this book; a lot of Deleuze’s thought, and a lot of writing style, is encapsulated by Artaud. He forced leading members of Rome’s government to participate in religious rites celebrating this deity, over which he personally presided. Artaud explains how the boy was both an anarchist helioogabalo creating poetry and theater. The second book dives deep into Artuad’s agtaud, and the book at this point slows down to frozen latex.

In order to become the high priest of his new religion, Elagabalus had himself circumcised. Retrieved from ” https: His Heliogabalus is a tale about a madman told by another madman, the fantastic ejaculation of a poetical mind.

Antonin Artaud was a kind of saint, a mad prophet and outcast who refused to abandon his Quixotic quest to liberate us from our normalcy and the iron grip of Authority. Jul 16, A rated it really liked it Shelves: A six horse chariot carried the divinity, the horses huge and flawlessly white, with expensive gold fittings and antpnin ornaments. The Julian Press, Inc. Untersuchungen zur Religion und der Religionspolitik des Kaisers Elagabalus. Un’opera complessa, gravida di elementi, che richiede lo stesso studio da parte del lettore quanto quello di chi l’ha stesa.


This pure blood, thinned and refined by the rituals, and rendered acceptable to the god of the underworld, splashes the groaning deities of Erebus, whose breath finally purifies it. I hope so still. Refresh and try again. All the same, Heliogabalus the pederast king who wanted to be a woman, was a priest of the Masculine. While reading this book at a grocery store bench I overheard a 13 year old defend himself to his mom by saying “Pubic hair is not artad swear.

He made an attempt to flee, and would have got away somewhere by being placed in a chest had he not been discovered and slain, at the age of eighteen.

This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat I’m remind Whilst reading this, I considered for the first time the difficulty Artaud’s writing must pose for the translator.

Due to the ancient tradition about him, Elagabalus became something of an anti- hero in the Decadent movement of the late 19th century.

Heliogabalus; or, the Crowned Anarchist

This ain’t Dorothy Livesay Kids! No trivia or quizzes yet. The translation is done by the guy who did the recent Maldoror, so it’s going to be good too.

Dio recounts an exchange between Elagabalus and the well-endowed Aurelius Zoticus: His mother and grandmother became the first women to be allowed into the Senate, heliofabalo and both received senatorial titles: