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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

Tauroctony of Golubić

This relief of Mithras as a bullkiller was found in Golubić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, near a cementery.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Ghighen

Vermaseren noted in his Corpus that he had been informed of a fragmented relief of Mithras killing the bull in "the museum at Ghighen".

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Materninius Faustinus

He erected one of the last known mithraea on his property.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Altar of Faustinus from Gimmeldingen

This sandstone altar was dedicated to the god Invictus by a certain Faustinus from Gimmeldingen.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Tauroctony of Gimmeldingen

This relief of Mithras killing the bull found in Gimmeldingen, Germany, lacks the usual raven.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Mithras-inscription of Speyer

This monument with an inscription to the god Sol Mithras was found in front of the cathedral of Speyer during some sewer works.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Petrogeny of Bingen

This sculpture of Mithras born from a rock was found in 1922 together with two altars in what was probably a mithraeum.

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Luna in biga of Boulogne

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

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Apronianus

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Inscription of Apronianus of Nesce

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Aion from Luxor

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Aion of Porsione

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Note from Franz Cumont on Sidon discoveries

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

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
NewMonumentum

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
NewMonumentum

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
Syndexios

Doryphorus

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

 
Oct 2023
NewMonumentum

Candelabrum of Doryphorus

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

 
Oct 2023
Syndexios

Murius Victor

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

 
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’.