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Gaius Lucretius Menander

Pater of the Mithraeum of Ostia which bears his name.

  • Main aisle of the Mitreo Menandro.

    Main aisle of the Mitreo Menandro.
    The New Mithraeum / Andreu Abuín (CC BY-SA) 

  • The marble slab with inscription.

    The marble slab with inscription.
    Eric Taylor 


Biography of Gaius Lucretius Menander

His community
in Mitreo di Lucrezio Menandro


Other brothers from Ostia

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Altar of the Mitreo Menandro

The brick altar of the Mithraeum Menander was covered with marble slabs bearing a crescent and an inscription.

Deo Invicto Mithrae / Diocles ob honorem / C. Lucreti Menandri / Patris / D(ono) D(edit) D(edicavit).
To the invincible god Mithras, Diocles, in honour of Caius Lucretius Menander, father, donated and dedicated this gift.

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Published on 23 Mar 2022



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