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Martius Martialis

Pater who offered several monuments, including a temple, in Augusta Treverorum.

  • Altar from Trier

    Altar from Trier
    Rheinisches Landesmuseum 

  • Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

    Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal
    heidICON 

Biography
of Martius Martialis

TNMP 154

Martius Martialis was a Pater of indigenous origin who offered two large limestone altars dedicated to Sol and Mithras respectively. He was a central figure in the community which, in the 3rd or 4th century, settled in a private house in the Altbachtal.

Mentions

Altar with Phrygian cap from Altbachtal

The altar with a Phrygian cap and a dagger from Trier was erected by a Pater called Martius Martialis.

TNMM 525

D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Martius / Martia/lis pater / in suo / posuit.
To the invincible god Mithras, Martius Martialis, Pater, in his domain, has deposited.

Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

This stone altar fround in Altbachtal bears an inscription by a certain Martius Martialis.

TNMM 747

D(eo) i(nvicto) S(oli) / Martius Martialis / pater / in suo posuit.
To the invincible god Sol, Pater Martius Martialis put it in his own [expense].

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