Mithraic monuments of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
The large number of monuments found at the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa and the sheer size of the temple are unusual.
This relief of Mithras slaying the bull incorporates the scene of the god carrying the bull and its birth from a rock.
The rock of Mithra's birth in the Petrogenia of Sarmizegetusa is surrounded by a snake.
The Cautopates with scorpion found in 1882 in Sarmizegetusa includes an inscription of a certain slave known as Synethus.
This sculpture of Cautes holding a bull's head was found in 1882 in Sarmizegetusa, Romania.
This altar was erected by Hermadio, who also signed other monuments in Dacia and even in Rome.
This column found in the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa bears an inscription to Nabarze instead of Mithras.
This monument bears an inscription by a certain Lucius Aelius Hylas, in which he associates Sol Invictus with Jupiter.
Inscriptions of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
L. Aeli(us) Hylas (vicesimarius) l(ibertus) pr(o) sa(lute) et Horientis (sic) fil(ii) sui et Apuleia(e) eius signum numinis cum absidata / ex voto pos(uit).
Lucius Aelius Hylas, collector of the twentieth tax, freed, for his health, that of his son Horiens and (his wife) Apuleia, following a vow, had the image of the divinity placed with the niche.
- Csaba Szabó (2014) Notes on the Mithraic small finds from Sarmizegetusa
- Bricault, Veymers, Amoroso et al. (2021) The Mystery of Mithras. Exploring the heart of a Roman cult
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- Epigraphic Database Heidelberg. Column to Nabarze of Protas in EDH
- Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss / Slaby. Column to Nabarze of Protas in EDCS
- Lupa.at (2022) 15152 Altar für Nabarzes
- Epigraphic Database Heidelberg. Tauroctony of Aelius Hylas from Doştat in EDH
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