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Lucius Agrius Fructosus

Patron of the Ostian college of stuppatores

 
  • View through the vestibule towards the courtyard. From the west.

    View through the vestibule towards the courtyard. From the west.
    Ostia-antica.org / Daniel González Acuña 

 

Biography of Lucius Agrius Fructosus

  • Lucius Agrius Fructosus was a brother of the Mitreo di Fructosus. He was a(n) Patron of the Ostian college of stuppatores.
  • Active circa 3rd – 4th century in Ostia, Latium (Italia).

Lucius Agrius Fructosus was one of the patrons of a college of stuppatores who, in the 3rd century, laid out the area where the Mitreo that bears his name stands. The temple is located at the western end of the Ostian forum, on the site of a thermal building from the Antonine period.

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Inscription of Fructosus in Ostia

The inscription is carved into two pieces of marble cornice.

[L. Ag]rius Fructosus patron(us) corp(orationis) s[tupp(atorum), te]mpl(um) et spel(aeum) Mit(hrae) a solo sua pec(unia) feci(t)
Lucius Agrius Frutosus, patron of the guild of stuppatores, had the temple and crypt of Mithras built at his own expense.

Canonical URI https://www.mithraeum.eu/person/33

Published on 31 Jan 2022

Updated on 28 Jan 2022

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