Mithraic monuments of Aquincum
The temple of Mithras in Aquincum was located within the private house of the decurio Marcus Antonius Victorinus.
The Mithraeum of Symphorus and Marcus, in Óbuda, Budapest, has been restored to public view in 2004 and, while well presented, it has been heavily restored.
In Aquincum petrogenia, Mithras holds the usual dagger and torch as he emerges from the rock.
The Mithraeum of Aquincum I existed in the potter's quarter of the ancient city of Budapest.
The dedicant of this altar to the god Arimanius was probably a slave who held the grade of Leo.
These two altars, erected by a certain Victorinus in the mithraeum he built in his house, bear inscriptions to Cautes and Cautopates.
Another sculpture of Mithras rock-birth from the Mithraeum of Victorinus, in Aquincum.
The fifth mithraeum from Aquincum has been found in the house of a military tribune.
This altar to Mithras is dedicated by a certain Gaius Iulius Castinus, legate prefect of the emperors.
This sculpture of Mithras killing the sacred bull bears an inscription that mentions the donors.
Fragments of this limestone statue include the head and torso of Mercury, holding the caduceus in his left hand.
This base was found in the 18th century and bears an inscription to the god Arimanius.
Inscriptions of Aquincum
Deo Cau/topati / M. Ant(onius) / Victori/nus / dec(urio) col(oniae) / Aq(uinci) / aedilis.
To Cautopates, Marcus Antonius Victorinus, decurion of the colony of Aquincum, aedile.
- Bricault, Veymers, Amoroso et al. (2021) The Mystery of Mithras. Exploring the heart of a Roman cult
- Epigraphic Database Heidelberg. Altars to Cautes and Cautopates of Aquincum in EDH
- Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss / Slaby. Altars to Cautes and Cautopates of Aquincum in EDCS
- Epigraphic Database Heidelberg. Base of Buda in EDH
- Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss / Slaby. Base of Buda in EDCS