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Florstadt is a town in the Wetteraukreis, in Hesse, Germany.

Mithraic monuments of Statio


Mitreo di Angera

The existence of a mithraeum in the "tana del lupo", a natural cave in the castle of Angera, has been assumed since the 19th century, following the discovery of two mithraic inscriptions in the town.


Inscription of two lions from Angera

This marble base found in Angera in 1868 bears the inscription of two people who reached the degree of Leo.



Inscription of Valerianus Petalus

In this inscription, found in Angera in Lombardy, Mithras is referred to by the unicum 'adiutor'.


Inscriptions of Statio

Cautopati sac[r(um)] / M(arcus) Status Nig[er] / VI vir aug(ustalis) c(reatus) d(ecreto) d(ecurionum) [M(ediolanensium)] / leg(atus?) dend(rophorum) c(oloniae) A(ureliae?) A(ugustae?) M(ediolanii) / et C(aius) Valerius lulia[nus?] / leones leg(ati?) v(otum) s(olverunt) l(ibentes) m(erito).
Consecrated to Cautopates. Marcus Statius Niger, sevir Augustalis appointed by a decree of the town council and representative of the dendrophoroi of the colonia Aurelia Augusta Mediolanensium, and Caius Valerius Iulianus, both leones and representatives, fulfilled their vow willingly and deservedly.

Inscription of two lions from Angera

D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / adiutor(i) / Valerian(us) / Petalus v(otum) [s(olvit)].
To the invincible god Sol Mithras protector (adiutor), Valerianus Petalus [has] fulfilled his vow.

Inscription of Valerianus Petalus