Syndexios

Symphorus

Dedicated a sculpture of Mithras killing the bull in the 4th mithraeum of Aquincum together with Marcus.

 
  • General view of the Mithraeum of Symphorus and Marcus

    General view of the Mithraeum of Symphorus and Marcus
    Bjoertvedt 

  • Tauroctony of Aquincum

    Tauroctony of Aquincum
    Tertullian.org 

 

Biography

Although the legal status of Symphorus is uncertain, it can be pointed out that he bears a Greco-Oriental sounding name, which is well attested among slaves and freedmen in Rome. It is therefore likely that he should be attached to one of these social categories.

—Latteur, 2010.

Other brothers from Aquincum

 
 
 
 

Mentioned in

Tauroctony of Symphorus and Marcus from Aquincum

This sculpture of Mithras killing the sacred bull bears an inscription that mentions the donors.

[Sy]mphorus et M(arcus).
Symphorus and Marcus.

Canonical URI https://www.mithraeum.eu/person/155

Published on 13 Mar 2022

 

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