Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus
Pater and priest of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere
Biography of Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus
- Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus was a Pater of the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere.
- Active c. 2nd half of 2nd century in Ostia, Latium (Italia).
Inscription found in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere
As this short inscription indicates, Aemilio Epaphorodito was both Pater and priest of the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres.
M. Aemilio / Epaphrodito / patre et sacerdote.
To Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus, Pater and priest.
Inscription of Tellius Agatho in Mitreo delle Sette Sfere
This inscription found in the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres mentions the Pater Marco Aemiliio Epaphrodito known from other monuments in Ostia.
L(ucius) Tullius Agatho / deo Inuicto Soli / Mithrae aram d(ono) d(edit) / eanque (sic) dedicauit ob / honore(m) dei, M(arco) Aemilio / Epaphrodito, patre.
Lucius Tullius Agatho donated the altar to the Undefeated Sun God Mithras and dedicated it in honour of the god, while Marcus Aemilius Epaphroditus was pater.