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Murius Victor

Murius Victor was an aedile of Civitas Taunensium who, in fulfilment of a vow, built an altar to Mithras.

  • Altar of Murius Victor

    Altar of Murius Victor

of Murius Victor

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Murius Victor erected an altar in Civitas Taunensium, Nida, now Frankfurt, Germany. In the inscription on the altar, dedicated to the invincible god Mithras, in honour of the divine imperial house, he introduces himself as Aedil of the colony of Taunesium. He also mentions that he set up the altar during the consulship of Philip and Titianus, that is, in the year 245 AD.



Altar of Murius Victor from Frankfurt

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Marius Victor, according to the inscription on the monument, erected this monument to Mithras ’when Philip and Titianus were consuls’.

I(n) h(onorem) d(omus) d(iviuae) / d(eo) i(nvicto) Mithrae / Murius Victor / aedilis c(oloniae) T(aunensium) ex v[oto].

[Pos(uit) ded(it)] q(ue) / [d. n. Phi]l[ippo et] Ti/[tiano] co(n)s(ulibus).
In honor of the Divine House, to the Unconquered God Mithras, Murius Victor, aedile of the Colony of the Taunensians, [set this up] in fulfillment of a vow.

[He] placed [and] gave [this altar] when our lords Philip and Titianus were consuls.



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