He was cornicularius, supply officer, to the prefect of the Legion XXII Primigenia.
Biography of Secundinius Amantius
- Secundinius Amantius was a Miles of the Mithräum von Mainz.
- Active late 1st century in Mogontiacum, Germania superior (Gallia).
- He served in the Legio XXII Primigenia.
Secundinius Amantius dedicated a marble altar, found intact with its base and crown during the excavation of a mithraum in Mogontiacum (Mainz) in 1976. He was a military officer responsible for accompanying the legion prefect and for the decoration (corniculum). On his egret, which is addressed to Mithras and Mars, with the permission of the community's pater named Primulus.
Like Mercury, Mars is present in the cults of Mithras as the tutelary god of a rank, in this case that of the Soldier (miles).
Bricault; Roy (2021) Les cultes de Mithra dans l'Empire Romain
Altar to Mithras and Mars of Mainz
This altar has been unusually dedicated to both gods Mithras and Mars at Mogontiacum, present-day Mainz.