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Locus

Civitas Auderiensium

The main town of the Civitas Auderiensium was the Vicus Med... (name only partially preserved), today’s Dieburg.

Mithraic monuments of Civitas Auderiensium

 

Two-sided relief of Dieburg

The relief of Dieburg shows Mithras riding a horse as main figure, surrounded by several scenes of the myth.

CIMRM 1247

 

Mithräum von Dieburg

There are references to two places of worship from Dieburg, whereby the Mithraeum, discovered in 1926.

CIMRM 1246

 

Mithras with the bow

A statue of Mithras with a bow was found on the pit of the Mithraeum of Dieburg.

CIMRM 1249

 

Incensiary vessel of Dieburg

The vessel to burn incense from the Mithraeum of Dieburg is similar to those found in other Roman cities of Germany.

CIMRM 1269

 

Male figure with offerings from Dieburg

A standing half naked man makes offerings to an altar while holding a cornucopia in his other hand.

CIMRM 1255

 

Statue of a mother goddess with child

This unusual statue in Mithraic iconography of a mother nursing a child was found in the vestibule of the Mithraeum of Dieburg.

CIMRM 1262

Inscriptions of Civitas Auderiensium

[Side A:] D(eo) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Silves/trius / Silvi/nius et Silvestrius Pe[rpetus et A]urelius nepos / v(otum) s(olverunt) l(ibentes) l(aeti) m(erito). /
Perpetus fra/te[r] artis sutor(iae). / Silvinus ar/tis quadratari/ae Aureli[us ---] d(ono) d(ederunt).

[Side B:] D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) Silvestrius Sil(v)inu[s] et Silvestrius Perpetus et Silvinius Aurelius.
[Side A:] To the invincible god Mithras, Silvestrius Silvinus, Silvestrius Perpetus and Silvinius Aurelius.
[Side B:] To the invincible god Mithras, Silvestrius Silvinus, Silvestrius Perpetus and [Silvinus?] Aurelius, their nephew, fulfilled their vow willingly, gladly and deservedly. Perpetus, brother, a cobbler by trade, and Silvinus, a sculptor by trade, Aurelius [---] gave this as a gift.

Two-sided relief of Dieburg

D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) // Priscinius Sedulius / Primulus fratres / v(otum) s(olverunt) l(ibentes) l(aeti) m(erito).
To the Invincible God Mithras, Priscinius Sedulius Primulus, gladly paid their vows and deservedly rejoiced to the brothers.

Male figure with offerings from Dieburg