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Daily Gazette

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

 
 
Oct 2023
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Luna in biga of Boulogne

This monument is too fragmentary to recod it definitely as a Mithras-monument.

 
Oct 2023
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Apronianus

Public treasurer known for several inscriptions to Mithras found in San Silvestro.

 
Oct 2023
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Inscription of Apronianus of Nesce

The dedicator of this monument is also known for having made a tauroctonic relief in Nesce.

 
Oct 2023
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Aion from Luxor

This statuette was bought by A. Wiedemann in Luxor in 1882 from a man from Kus.

 
Oct 2023
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Aion of Porsione

This Aion is known for wearing a Kalathos on his lion’s head, linking him to the syncretic Sarapis.

 
Oct 2023
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Note from Franz Cumont on Sidon discoveries

The following note deserved an entry in Vermaseren’s Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentorum Religionis Mithriacae.

 
Oct 2023
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Mithraeum of Qasr ibn Wardan

According to F. Cumont, the Bedouins told a legend from which Nöldeke concluded that the castle of Quasr-ibn-Wardân was a fort with a mithraeum.

 
Oct 2023
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Graffito of the Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

In the cult niche of the Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana there is a list of words that could indicate names and measurements.

 
Oct 2023
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Hermae of the Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

A bearded Bacchus and another hermes as a woman, both crowned with vine tendrils, were walled into the base of a niche.

 
Oct 2023
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Doryphorus

Doryphorus gave his grade and name in a monumental candalabrum found in Rome.

 
Oct 2023
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Candelabrum of Doryphorus

This magnificent candelabrum was found in Rome in 1803, in the Syrian Temple of Janicule.

 
Oct 2023
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Murius Victor

Murius Victor was an aedile of Civitas Taunensium who, in fulfilment of a vow, built an altar to Mithras.

 
Oct 2023
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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
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Mithraic vignettes of Ptuj

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

 
Oct 2023
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Mithraic vignettes of Besigheim

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

 
Oct 2023
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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
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Mithras head of Arles

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

 
Oct 2023
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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
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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
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Tauroctony in Copenhagen

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