Biography of Volusius Irenaeus
Volusius Irenaeus is one of the few followers of Mithras known to have dedicated a monument to the god Arimanius, also known as Aion or simply the lion-headed god. Arimanius is considered a romanized form of Ahriman, the main evil god of the Zoroastrian religion.
The statue of Arimanius/Ahriman was found in 1874 under the city wall of York during the construction of the railway station.
Vol(usius) Iren[aeus] / Arimani v(otum) [s(olvens) l(ibens) / m(erito)] / d(ono) [ d(edit)]
Volusius Irenaeus, willingly and deservedly fulfilling his vow, gave this as a gift to Arimanes.