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Monumentum

Mitreo di Carsulae

Epigraphic monuments reveal the presence of a Mithraeum in the ancient municiple of Carsulae, in Umbria.
  • Plaque from Umbria

    Plaque from Umbria
    Les cultes de Mithra dans l'Empire Romain 

  • Plaque on the restauration of Umbria Mithraeum

    Plaque on the restauration of Umbria Mithraeum
    Ciotti 

 
 
The New Mithraeum
2 Feb 2022
Updated on Sep 2023
 

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Carsulae was a settlement on the Via Famina. It became a municipio in the Augustan period. It was a flourishing town for a long time, as evidenced by its ruins, but was hit hard by several earthquakes, including a major one around 250. The city was abandoned, probably in the second half of the 3rd century, and has never been rebuilt since.



Unfortunately, location of the Mithraeum remains totally unknown, maybe Casuentum or Carsulae; the former town has not yet been located and the latter has notoriously been hit by significant underground instability also due to major seismic activity. …

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Inscription on a leonteum of Umbria

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Inscription on restauration of the Mitreo de Carsulae

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