He offered an inscription that was walled into the Barberini Mithraeum.
Biography of Yperanthes
- Yperanthes was a brother of the Mitreo Barberini.
- Active c. 3rd century in Roma, Latium (Italia).
The name of Yperanthes seems to be of Persian origin. He offered an inscription that was walled in the right projecting elevation before the cult niche, in a red frame, in which traces of red and blue colours.
A graffito on the left wall of the temple shows the name of Macarius who may have been one of the brothers of Yperanthes.
Marble slab with inscription from Mitreo Barberini
The inscription mentions the name of the donor, Yperanthes, of Persian origin.
Yperanthes / basem inbicto / donum / dedit [ab Mitra].
Yperanthes offered the plinth as a present to the invincible god Mithras.