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Acta diurna is our Mithraic social stream for keeping up to date with what is happening in The New Mithraeum.

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Nov 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Palazzo Mattei di Giove

This relief of Mithras as a bullkiller, probably found in Rome, has been part of the Palazzo Mattei collection since at least the end of the 18th century.

 
Nov 2023
NewLiber

Mithra ve Mithraizm. Düalist Pagan Sembolizmi Işığında

Allah'ın arslanı Ali'nin alnındaki zühre yıldızının binlerce yıllık hikayesi.

 
Nov 2023
NewSocius

Art historian, curator, researcher, writer.

 
Nov 2023
Syndexios

Marcus Licinius Ripanus

Prefect, probably of Cohors II Tungrorum, who dedicated an altar to the invincible sun god Mithras in Camboglanna, Britannia.

 
Nov 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Castlesteads

Horsley thought that, like some other inscriptions in the Naworth Collection, this altar also had come from Birdoswald.

 
Nov 2023
Syndexios

Tiberius Claudius Balbilus

Scholar, politician and a court astrologer to the Roman emperors Claudius, Nero and Vespasian.

 
Nov 2023
Syndexios

Thrasyllus of Mendes

Thrasyllus was an Egyptian of Greek descent grammarian, astrologer and a friend of the Roman emperor Tiberius.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Toronto

This relief of Mithras killing the bull is on display at the Royal Ontario Museum.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Trebius Alfius

He was one of the new brothers mentioned on the bronze plaque of Virunum.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Tiberius Claudius Quintilianus

Known for the donation of the bronze plaque of Virunum.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Ursinus

Offered an inscription to Mithras in Virunum.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Torchbearer restored as Paris

This sculpture, probably of Cautopates, now in the Musei Vaticani, was transformed into Paris.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Santa Prisca

Even if only a few fragments remain, it is very likely that the main niche of the Mitreo di Santa Prisca contained the usual representation of Mithras killing the bull.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Oceanus-Saturn of Santa Prisca

The fragmented tauroctony of the Mitreo di Santa Prisca rests on the naked figure of a bearded man, probably Ocean or Saturn.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Capri

It is not certain that the marble relief of Mithras killing the bull was found on Capri, in the cave of Matromania, where a Mithraeum could have been established.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Hermes

Slave of a certain Macus Iulius Eunicus, Hermes dedicated a monument to Silvanus found in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Flavius Antistianus

Pater patrorum of equestrian rank, he was a prominent figure in the Mithraic sphere in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Painted tauroctony of Rome

This unusual mural depicting Mithras killing the bull was found near the Colosseum in 1668.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Inscription of Flavius Antistianus from Rome

This inscription was dedicated to God Cautes by a certain Flavius Antistianus, Pater Patrorum in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
NewSocius

Human.