This site uses cookies. By continuing visiting this site, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see our privacy policy.

 
 
Monumentum

Inscription of the Olympius for a Leo

The inscription explains the transmission of the fourth Mithraic degree through the Paters of the Mitraeum of San Silvestro.
 
 
PublishedMithraeum.eu
27 Jan 2022
 
 

The full article is reserved for our members.

Log in or create a free account to access the entire site.

Constantio VIllI et Iuliano II con[s(ulibus)] / Nonius Victor Olympius v(ir) c(larissimus) p(ater) p(atrum) / et Aur(elius) Victor Augentius v(ir) [c(larissimus)] pater / tradiderunt leontica IIII idus / aug(ustas) felic(iter). / Alia tradiderunt cons(ulibus) supra s(criptis) / XVII kal(endas) oct(obres) felic(iter).

357 A.D.

CIL VI 749; MMM II No.7.
 
 

Related monuments

Mitreo di S. Silvestro in Capite

This Mithraic temple, aka Mithraeum of the Olympii, was discovered in the 15th century in Rome, although traces have been lost except for a few monuments with remarkable inscriptions.

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.

Inscription of Olympus to his grandfather

This monument is the only one still available from the disappeared Mithraeum in Piazza S. Silvestro in Capite.

Altar to a Perses of S. Silvestro in Capite

This monument was erected on the occasion of the elevation of a member to the Mithraic grade of Perses.

 

Mithraeum.eu is powered by Enkidū