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Founded in 50 AD, Durnomagus is now part of the German town of Dormagen.

Brothers active in Durnomagus

Mithraic monuments of Durnomagus


Mithräum von Dormagen

Workman digging in a field near Dormagen found a vault. Against one of the walls were found two monuments related to Mithras.


Tauroctony of Dormagen

The sculpture of Mithras slaying the bull found in Dormagen is exposed at Bonn Landesmuseum.

CIMRM 1012


Fragmented tauroctony of Dormagen

This second tauroctony, found in the Mithraeum of Dormagen, was consecrated by a man of Thracian origin.

CIMRM 1014

Inscriptions of Durnomagus

Deo Soli i(nvicto) M(ithrae) p(ro) s(alute) i(mperatoris) Suran l(ibertus) dupl(icarius) ale Noricorum ci(vis) Trax v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).

Mithräum von Dormagen

D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) imp(erio) C. Amandinius / Verus buc(inator) v(otum) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
Under the command of the Unconquered Sun God, C. Amandinius Verus, the trumpeter, willingly, gladly, and deservedly fulfils his vow.

Tauroctony of Dormagen

Deo Soli I(nvicto) M(ithrae) p(ro) s(alute) Th(?)urat(?)r(?)[al]is Didil[ae f(ilius)] / dup[l(arius)] al(a)e Noricorum ci[vis T(h)rax v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito)]

Fragmented tauroctony of Dormagen