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Plaque of Milan by Ulbius Gaianus

This monument dedicated to 'Invicto Patrio' was found in Milan in 1869.
 
 
The New Mithraeum
17 Mar 2022
Updated on 29 Oct 2022
 
Plaque dedicated to god Mithras Invictus Patrius.

Plaque dedicated to god Mithras Invictus Patrius.
The New Mithraeum / Jona Lendering (CC BY-SA)

 

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Ara reperta anna 1869 in moenibus antiquis ibi ubi fuit turris S. Agathae, via Monte di Pieta.

Invicto / patrio / Ulb(ius) Gaianus / praef(ectus) vehic(ulorum).
CIL V 5797; MMM II No. 217.

The plaque is dedicated to the god Mithras nominated by his attributes of Invictus (invincible) and Patrius (father of the nation). It was offered by an official of the 'cursus publicus', the state postal service reorganised by the Emperor Hadrian (117-138).