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Kastos (son)

Together with his father, Kastos dedicated several monuments in Rome to the glory of Zeus Helios Mithras.


Biography of Kastos (son)

Son of Kastos. He shared with his father the Mithraeum located near the arch of S. Lazzaro, at the foot of the Aventine. He is called Corax in one of the inscriptions found in the area.

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in Mitreo all'Arco di San Lazzaro


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Inscription of Kastos father and son

Second Mithraic monument dedicated by the Kastos family, found not far from the Arco di S. Lazzaro, in Rome.

Διί 'Ηλίω Μίθρα / άνεικήτω Κάστος / πατήρ καί Κάστος / ύιός / ύιός ίερός κόραξ.
To Zeus Helios Mithras invincible, Kastos father and Kastos son, Sacred Raven.

Stele of the Arch of San Lazzaro

This stele found at the foot of the Aventine bears an inscription of Kastos father and son, and mentions several syndexioi who shared the same temple.

To Zeus Helios great invincible Mithras and to the gods who share the same sanctuary, as a gift, Kastos father and Kastos son, sacred Raven, consecrated two bronze lamps, each with six wicks, and dedicated them while the fathers Loukios Satyrios Sporos and Paktoumeios Lausos, and the Lions Modestos, Paralios, Agathaemeros, Felix, Apamenios, Koedi (?) acted as servants (hyperetes).

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Published on 28 Jan 2022

Updated on 15 Mar 2022



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