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The New Mithraeum

Community dedicated to the study, disclosure and reenactment of the Mysteries of Mithras since 2004.

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Joined December 2020
 
 
September 2023
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Mithraic slab from the catacombs of Vibia

This inscription was commissioned by a family of priests of the invincible god Mithras.

 
September 2023
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Lucius Gavidius

He dedicated to the Emperor, for the worshipers of the god Mithras a sculpture in Stabiae.

 
September 2023
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Inscription on the base of a statue from Stabiae

This inscription on white marble by Lucius Gavidius uses the term ther cultores to refer to his Mithraic community in Stabiae, Italy.

 
September 2023
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Firmidius Severinus

Firmidius Severinus served 26 years of service in the Legio VIII Augusta.

 
September 2023
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Altar of Firmidius Severinus from Geneva

This limestone altar bears an inscription from its donor, Firmidius Severinus, in honour of Mithras after 26 years of service in the Legio VIII Augusta.

 
September 2023
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Mithraeum de Mandelieu

Excavations at Notre-Dame d'Avigonet church in Alpes-Maritimes in 1978 brought to light a small mithraeum on the site.

 
September 2023
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Gran mitreo de Mérida

Jaime Alvar speculates that the Gran Mitreo de Mérida could have been located in this area, based on a series of materials unearthed by Mélida during the excavations of 1926 and 1927.

 
September 2023
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Mithras on a horse

This small bronze statuette of Mithras riding a horse is composed of two pieces.

 
September 2023
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Agatho

Agatho has dedicated several monuments to Mithras in the Coelian Hill.

 
September 2023
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Relief of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva

This marble relief bears an inscription by Marcus Modius Agatho, who dedicated several monuments to Mithras on the Caelian Hill in Rome.

 
September 2023
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Altar with Minerva and a water god

According to the inscription on it, this altar probably supported a statue of Jupiter.

 
September 2023
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Mitreo in Caelius

Several fragmentary Mithraic remains dedicated by a certain Agatho in the Caelius suggest that a Mithraeum existed in the area.

 
September 2023
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Fragments of a Mithriac relief with Jupiter and Sol

These three fragments of carved marble depict Jupiter, Sol, Luna and a naked man wearing a Phrygian cap, with inscriptions calling Mithras Sanctus Dominum.

 
September 2023
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Atimetus

Imperial slave and an overseer of the Imperial estates who dedicated a Tauroctony to the Invincible god Sol.

 
September 2023
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Slab of Sol Invictus

The slab of the Sun god has not yet connected to Mithras.

 
September 2023
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Gaius Sacidius Barbarus

Centurion who dedicated the first known Latin inscription to the invincible Mithras.

 
September 2023
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Aion from Muti's gardens

The lion-headed marble from Muti's gardens has a serpent entwined in four coils around his body.

 
September 2023
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Nymphus: Mithraic Initiation Rite Number Two

This is a reconstruction of the 2nd level initiation, the Nymphus or male bride.

 
September 2023
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Mithraic relief of Baris

The mithraic relief of Baris, current Turkey, depicts a proto version of the Tauroctony with a winged Mithras surrounded by two Victories.

 
August 2023
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Dedication inscription from Koenigshoffen Mithraeum

The inscription reports the restoration of the coloured painting of the main relief of the Mithraeum by a veteran of the Legio VIII Augusta.