Kamerios reached the second grade in the Mithraic ladder. A graffiti celebrates his achievement in the Mithraeum of Dura Europos.


  • Graffiti of Kamerios in Dura Europos

    Graffiti of Kamerios in Dura Europos
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Biography of Kamerios

Francis (1975:441) identifies the greek graffiti mentioning Camerius in one of the Walls of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos as to celebrating his elevation to the rank of Nymphus, the second grade of initiates among the Mithraic community.

His community
in Mithraeum of Dura Europos



Graffiti to Kamelios from Dura Europos Mithraeum

The text mentions a certain Kamelios, described as immaculate miles.

Νάμα Καμ/ερίω στρα/τιώτη / άκερίω.
Hommage a Kamerios, miles immaculé.

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Published on 31 Jan 2022

Updated on 9 Nov 2022



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