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Groß-Gerau is the district seat of the Groß-Gerau district, lying in the southern Frankfurt Rhein-Main Region in Hesse, Germany, and serving as a hub for the surrounding area.

Brothers active in Groß-Gerau


Mithraic monuments of Groß-Gerau


Mithräum von Groß-Gerau

In the Mithraeum of Gross Gerau, discovered in 1989, a statue of Mercury, a lion and an altar were found.


Mercury of Groß-Gerau

The statue was dedicated to Mercury Quillenius, an epithet used to refer to a Celtic god or the Greek Kulúvios.

Inscriptions of Groß-Gerau

Mercurio / Quillenio A(ulus) / Ibliomarius / Placidus nego(otiator) / cas(tello) Mat(tiacorum) lanius / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
To Mercurius Quillenius, Aulus Ibliomarius Placidus, merchant at the fort of Mattiaques, butcher, has willingly, joyfully and justly fulfilled his vow.

Mercury of Groß-Gerau