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Senilius Carantinus

Senilius Carantinus, also named Cracissius, was a citizen (civis) of Mediomatrici

 
  • Front view of Petrogenesis altar of Nida

    Front view of Petrogenesis altar of Nida
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-NC-SA) 

 

Biography

Senilius Carantinus, also named Cracissius, was a citizen (civis) of Mediomatrici which had as its principal town Divodurum Mediomatricorum, today Metz, in Gallia Belgica. His surname Crassicius, was of Celtic origin.

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Altar with Mithras rock-birth of Nida

The Mithraic stele from Nida depicts the Mithras Petrogenesis and the gods Cautes, Cautopates, Heaven and Ocean.

D(eo) inv(icto) Mit(hrae) / Senilius Car/antinus / c(ivis) Medio/m(atricus)
V(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito) / Sive Cracissiu[s]. // P(etram) genetricem.
To the invincible god Mithras, Senilius Carantinus, also named Cracissius, citizen of Mediomatricus, dedicated willingly, gladly and deservedly following a vow these images of Cautes, of the generative rock, of Cautopates, and of the Heaven and Ocean.

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Published on 29 Jan 2022

 

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