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Mons Seleucus

La Bâtie-Montsaléon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It is notable for being the location of the Battle of Mons Seleucus in 353, when Constantius II defeated the usurper Magnentius.

Brothers active in Mons Seleucus


Mithraic monuments of Mons Seleucus


Mithréum de La Bâtie-Montsaléon

During the excavations of 1804-1805, a series of monuments dedicated to Mithras and a temple were discovered at ancient Mons Seleucus.


Tauroctony of La Bâtie-Montsaléon

This damaged relief of Mithras killing the bull found in 1804 and formerly exposed at Gap, is now lost.


Inscriptions of Mons Seleucus

[Deo Soli in]victo M. Iulius Maternia/[n]us ex voto.

Tauroctony of La Bâtie-Montsaléon