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Inscription of Santi Marcellino e Pietro al Laterano

This inscription mentions a Pater for the first known time.
The New Mithraeum
11 Feb 2022
Updated on Feb 2023

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Ara reperta in Esquiliis ad aedem DD. Petri et Marcellini.

Soli / invicto Mithrae / T. Flavius Aug(usti) lib(ertus) Hyginus / Ephebianus / d(onum) d(edit).

Ἡλίῳ Μίθραι / Τ(ίτος) Φλάουιος Ὑγεῖος / διὰ Λολλίου Ρούφου / πατρὸς ἰδίου.

For the double cognomen, that should date from the time before Hadrian, see: Hülsen in Bull. IsI.1888, 232; RM IH, 222ff and our No. 496.

ἰδίου added in order to preclude confusion with the grade of pater.

CIL VI 732; MMM II No. 66. Kaibel, ISI, 996.