Monumentum

Altar dedicated by Pater Patrum Augentius

This altar, now lost, mentions that the Pater Patrum passed on the attributes of the sacred Corax to his son.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
27 Jan 2022
 
 

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D(ominis) n(ostris) Valente V et Valentiniano / iuniore primum aug(ustis) VI idus april(es) / tradidit hierocoracica Aur(elius) Victor / Augentius v(ir) c(larissimus) p(ater) p(atrum) filio suo Emiliano / Corfini(o) Olympio c(larissimo) p(uero) anna tricensimo / acceptionis suae felic(iter).

376 A.D.

It is remarkable that at the end of the fourth century children could be admitted in the mysteries also.

CIL VI 751b; MMM II No. 10.
 
 

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