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Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus

Pater and priest of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

 
  • General view of the Mitraeum of the Seven Spheres

    General view of the Mitraeum of the Seven Spheres
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Biography

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at Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

 

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Mentioned in

Inscription de Tellius Agatho in Sette Sfere

This inscription found in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere mentions the Pater Marco Aemiliio Epaphrodito known from other monuments in Ostia.

L(ucius) Tullius Agatho / deo Inuicto Soli / Mithrae aram d(ono) d(edit) / eanque (sic) dedicauit ob / honore(m) dei, M(arco) Aemilio / Epaphrodito, patre.
Lucius Tullius Agatho donated the altar to the Undefeated Sun God Mithras and dedicated it in honour of the god, while Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus was pater.

Inscription found in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

As this short inscription indicates, Aemilio Epaphorodito was both Pater and priest of the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres.

M. Aemilio / Epaphrodito / patre et sacerdote.
To Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus, Pater and priest.

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Published on 3 Feb 2022

 

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