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Inscription of Aurelius Iustinianus from Ptuj

This inscription belongs to the 4th mithraeum found in the modern town of Ptuj.
The New Mithraeum
1 Oct 2023

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In Poetovio, in Pannonia Superior, at the beginning of the 4th century, the dux of Pannonia Prima et Noricum Ripense left us this inscription, in which he claims to have built a temple to Sol invictus Mithras. The temple has survived to the present day under the name of Mithraeum IV de Ptuj.

CIL 03, 04039; CIMRM 1614; W. Gurlitt, JŒAI (Beibl.) 2, 1899, 100; P. Selem, Les religions orientales dans la Pannonie romaine. Partie en Yougoslavie (Leiden 1980) 142, Nr. 111. (B); J. Fitz, Die Verwaltung Pannoniens in der Römerzeit (Budapest 1993) 1268, Nr. 905.