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Syndexios

Aulus Caedicius Priscianus

Eques Romanus and Pater active in S. Stefano Rotondo.

  • General view of the mithraeum

    General view of the mithraeum
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  • Altar to Cautes found in S. Stefano Rotondo

    Altar to Cautes found in S. Stefano Rotondo
    Jastrow (Public domain) 

  • Mithras rock-birth of S. Stefano Rotondo

    Mithras rock-birth of S. Stefano Rotondo
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Biography
of Aulus Caedicius Priscianus

TNMP 89

A. Caedicius Priscianus, sacerdos of the domus Augusta (i.e. the imperial palace in Rome) of Commodus, built and dedicated the Mithraeum of Santo Stefano Rotondo within the castra perigrinorum in Rome, i.e. the seat of the administration of military supplies and intelligence.

—Attilio Mastrocinque, 2017

See also CIL VI 2010 b, 22.

References

Mentions

Altars to Cautes and Cautopates of Stefano Rotondo

TNMM 473

These two parallel altars to the diophores were dedicated by the Pater and a Leo from the Mithraeum of S. Stefano Rotondo.

Deo Cautae / Aur(elius) Sabinus, pa/ter huius loci, / et Bebius Quinti/anus ex voto posu/erunt.
Leo vivas / cum Caedicio / patre.

Deo Cautae/opathi / Aur(elius) Sabinus, / pater huius loci, / et Bebius Quintianus / leo, / ex voto posuerunt.
Leo vivas cum / Caedicio / patre.
Au dieu Cautes, Aurelius Sabinus, Père de ce lieu, et Bebius Quintianus, à la suite d'un voeu, ont déposé.
Que vive le Lion, avec Caedicius, Père.

Au dieu Cautopates, Aurelius Sabinius, Père de ce lieu, et Bebius Quintianus, Lion, à la suite d'un voeu, ont déposé.
Que vive le Lion, avec Caedicius, Père.

Petrogeny of Santo Stefano Rotondo

TNMM 152

The sculpture of Mithras rock-birth from Santo Stefano Rotondo bears an inscription of Aurelius Bassinus, curator of the cult.

Petram genetricem / Aur(elius) Bassinus aedituus / principiorum cast(rorum) pereg(rinorum) / dedicavit hoc in loco et d(ono) d(edit) / antistante A(ulo) Caedicio / Prisciano eq(uite) R(omano) patre
The Birth stone, Aurelius Bassinus, guardian of the headquarters (principia) of the Peregrine camp, dedicated in this place and donated it, with Aulus Caecidius Priscianus, Roman knight, Father (pater), as witness

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