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Martius Martialis

Pater who offered several monuments, including a temple, in Augusta Treverorum.

  • Altar from Trier

    Altar from Trier
    Rheinisches Landesmuseum, CSIR Germany IV.3. 


Biography of Martius Martialis

Martius Martialis was a Pater of indigenous origin who offered two large limestone altars dedicated to Sol and Mithras respectively. He was a central figure in the community which, in the 3rd or 4th century, settled in a private house in the Altbachtal.

Other brothers from Augusta Treverorum



Altar with Phrygian cap of Trier

The altar with a Phrygian cap and a dagger from Trier was erected by a Pater called Martius Martialis.

D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Martius / Martia/lis pater / in suo / posuit.
To the invincible god Mithras, Martius Martialis, Pater, in his domain, has deposited.

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Published on 12 Mar 2022



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