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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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Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Murius Victor from Frankfurt

Marius Victor, according to the inscription on the monument, erected this monument to Mithras ’when Philip and Titianus were consuls’.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Mithraic vignettes of Ptuj

These fragments of a cult relief of Mithras were found at the Mithraeum II of Ptuj, Slovenia.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Mithraic vignettes of Besigheim

These two fragments of a sandstone relief were walled into a house on the market square in Besigheim.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Weapons from Les Bolards

A number of metal objects and weapons have been found in the Mithraeum of Les Bolards, close to Nuits-Saint-Georges in France.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Mithras head of Arles

This head of Italian marble, found at Arles, probably belongs to a sculpure of Mithras.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Bergamo

This altar to Deo Invicto was found during the excavation of the Monastero Delle Benedettine di Santa Grata in Bergamo, with a bronze calf’s head on top.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Pisignano

This low relief on an altar of Mithras killing the bull was found in a church in Pisignano, south of Ravenna.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony in Copenhagen

This statue of Mithras as a bullkiller was bought at Rome where it might be found.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Χρῆστος

Chrestos was a Pater who dedicated a relief to Mithras with his comrade Gauros.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Chrestos

This relief of Mithras killing the bull, signed by a certain Χρῆστος, is on display in the Sala dei Animali of the Vatican Museum.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony relief of Villa Borghese

This is one of the three reliefs depicting Mithras killing the bull that the Louvre Museum acquired from the Roman Villa Borghese collection.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony relief found between Porta Portese and St Pancrace

Franz Cumont bought this relief of Mithras as a bullkiller from a dealer who claimed to have found it in a vineyard near the church of Saint Pancrace, in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony sculpture of Villa Borghese

This sculpture of Mithras killing the bull the belongs to the Louvre museum is currently exposed in Varsovia.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Villa Borghese

This is one of the three reliefs of Mithras as a bullkiller from the Villa Borghese collection that belong to the Louvre museum, now in the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

 
Oct 2023
NewSocius

Italian visual artist.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Marcellinus

Marcellinus was an antistes who reached the grade of Leo in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Dioscorus

Dioscorus is a freedman from the Greek-speaking part of the Empire who dedicated an altar to the invincible Mythra.

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Aelius Maximus

Aelius Maximus identifies himself as a soldier of the Legio V Macedonica on a relief found in ancient Potaissa.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Aelius Maximus of Turda

This small relief of Mithras killing the bull was found in 1859 in Turda, in the Cluj region of Romania.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Aurelios Stephanos from Sibiu

This relief of Mithras killing the bull is unique in the Apulum Mithraic repertoire because of its inscription in Greek.