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  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Santi Marcellino e Pietro al Laterano

    This inscription mentions a Pater for the first known time.

    CIMRM 362

    From Italy

    Soli / invicto Mithrae / T. Flavius Aug(usti) lib(ertus) Hyginus / Ephebianus / d(onum) d(edit). Ἡλίῳ Μίθραι / Τ(ίτος) Φλάουιος Ὑγεῖος / διὰ Λολλίου...
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony 593

    This is the earliest known sculpture of a Roman Mithraic tauroctony.

    CIMRM 593, 594

    From Italy

    Alcimus T. Cl(audi) Liviani ser(vus) vilic(us) S(oli) M(ithrae) v(otum) s(olvit) d(onum) d(edit)
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

    The Mithraeum of the House of Diana was installed in two Antonine halls, northeast corner of the House of Diana, in the late 2nd or early 3rd century.

    CIMRM 216

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Cippus from the Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte

    These small monuments bear the inscriptions of two of the brothers involved in the Mithras cult at the Mithraeum of the Painted Walls.

    CIMRM 269, 270

    From Italy

    C. Caelius E[r]/meros / antis/tes h[ui]/us loc[i] / fecit / s(ua) p(ecunia). A(ulus) Aemi / lius An/toninus / pater / Cauti
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    Syndexios

    Aulus Aemilius Antoninus

    The pater Aulus Aemilianus Antoninus dedicated an altar to Cautes in the Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte.
  • Monumentum

    Altar at Caseggiato di Diana

    This altar was originally consecrated to Hercules and was rededicated to Mithras by Callinicus in the Mithraeum of the House of Diana.

    CIMRM 219, 220

    From Italy

    M. Lollianus / Callinicus pater / aram deo / do(num) de(dit)
  • Monumentum

    Fragment with inscription to Arimanius Casa di Diana

    The image of the god Arimanius to which this monument refers has not yet been found.

    CIMRM 221, 222

    From Italy

    M(arco) Lolliano Callinico patre / Q. Petronius Felix Marsus / [..]L (?) signum Arimanium do(o) ded(it) d(edicavit).
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo dei Serpenti

    The Mithraeum of the Snakes preserves paintings of serpents, representing Genius Loci, part of an older private sanctuary, which were respected in the temple of Mithras.

    CIMRM 294

    From Italy

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    Syndexios

    Nigidius Figulus

    Pythagorean and mage.
  • Monumentum

    Grand camée de France

    Some authors have speculated that the flying figure dressed in oriental style and holding a globe could be Mithras.

    From Turkey

  • Monumentum

    Aion gold figurine from Geneva

    This small golden figurine seems to represent the Mithraic god Aion, as usual surrounded by a serpent.

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Aion of Orazio Muti

    This monument has been identified from 'Memorie di varie antichità trovate in diversi luoghi della città di Roma', a book by Flaminio Vacca of 1594.

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    The relief of Mithras slaying the bull from the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres was discovered in 1802 by Petirini by order of Pope Pius VII.

    CIMRM 245, 246

    From Italy

    A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus s(ua) p(ecunia) restituit. // A. Decimius A(uli) f(ilius) Pal(atina) Decimianus aedem / cum suo pronao ipsumque deum solem Mithra / et marmoribus...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Tellius Agatho in Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres mentions the Pater Marco Aemiliio Epaphrodito known from other monuments in Ostia.

    CIMRM 248, 249

    From Italy

    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.
  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Sentinum

    This altar found in Sentinum bears an inscription from two brothers.

    CIMRM 689

    From Italy

    Invicto / prosedente / Sevio Facundo / Umbri / Rufinus et / Aemilianus / leones.
  • Monumentum

    Aion of Villa Albani

    White marble statue of Lion-head god of time, formerly in the Villa Albani, nowadays in the Musei Vaticani.

    CIMRM 545

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Album of Sentinum

    This inscription reveals the names of 36 cultori of Sentinum, one of whom bears the title of pater leonum.

    CIMRM 688

    Cultores D(ei) S(olis) I(nvicti) Mithrae / patroni, prosedente C. Propertio Profuturo. Coiedius Proculus / Ligurius Theodotus / Mussius Vindex / Coiedius Hilarianus / Sentin(as) pater leonum...
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    Syndexios

    Sentinas Ianuarius

    Pater leonum and public freedman of Sentinum.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of two Gessius from Sentinum

    Gessius Castus and Gessius Severus have placed a decorated stutue and left testimony on this inscription below.

    CIMRM 687

    Dicatus V id(us) Sept(embres) Antonino aug(usto) II et sacerdote II co(n)s(ulibus) N(umini) s(ancto) S(olis) i(nvicti) Mithrae / duo Gessi Castus / et Severus simu/lacrum exoma/tum voto...
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Spoleto

    The Mithraeum of Spoleto was found in 1878 by the professor Fabio Gori on behalf of Marquis Filippo Marignoli, owner of the land.

    CIMRM 673

    From Italy