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Monuments of Italy

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras from Italy.

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    Cippus à Zeus Helios great Serapis

    This small cippus to Zeus, Helios and Serapis includes Mithras as one of the main gods, although some authors argue that it could be the name of the donor.

    TNMM628 CIMRM 463

    From Italy

    Εἷς Ζεὺς / [[Σάραπις]] / ῞Ηλιος / κοσμοκράτωρ / ἀνείκητος. Διὶ Ἡλίῳ / μεγάλῳ / Σαράπιδι / σωτῆρι / πλουτοδότῃ /...
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    Inscription of Aurelius Mithres

    This monument, found in the Domus Flavia in Rome, bears an inscription by a certain Aurelius Mithres.


    From Italy

    [Aurel]ius / Mithres / Aug(usti) l(ibertus) strator / Serapi d(onum) d(edit).
  • Monumentum

    Mosaic of Silvanus from Ostia

    This unusual mosaic representation of the god Silvanus was found in the Mithreaum of the so-called Imperial Palace in Ostia.

    TNMM491 CIMRM 252

    From Italy

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Mitreo Aldobrandini by Sextus

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum Aldobrandini informs us of certain restorations carried out in the temple during a second phase of development.

    TNMM568 CIMRM 233

    From Italy

    Deum vetusta religione / in velo formatum et umore obnubi/latum marmoreum cum / throno omnibusq(ue) ornamentis / a solo omni impendio suo fecit / Sex(tus) Pompeius Maximus pater / q(uod) s(upra)...
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Hermes to Silvanus

    This inscription, found in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis, among some other monuments in Ostia, suggests a link between Mithras and Silvanus.


    From Italy

    Silvano / sancto / sacrum / Hermes / M. Iuli Eunici.
  • Monumentum

    Relief of Silvanus

    This 3rd century marble relief of Silvanus is the only sculpture found in Mitreo Aldobrandini.

    TNMM627 CIMRM 236

    From Italy

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    Mitreo del Palazzo Imperiale

    A mosaic of Silvanus, dated to the time of Commodus, was found in a niche in a nearby room of the Mithraeum in the Imperial Palace at Ostia.

    TNMM97 CIMRM 250, 251

    From Italy

    Soli invict(o) Mit(hrae) d(onum) d(edit) L. Agrius Calendio.
  • Monumentum

    Altar by Aelius Secundinus of Novaria

    The v in this small altar found in Novaria has been interpreted by some commentators as qualifying Mithras as victorious.

    TNMM622 CIMRM 704

    From Italy

    [S]acrum Soli / Mit[hr]ae numini / v... inviet(o) deo / [v]isu iussus / Aelius Secundinus.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Valerianus Petalus

    In this inscription, found in Angera in Lombardy, Mithras is referred to by the unicum 'adiutor'.

    TNMM621 CIMRM 717

    From Italy

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / adiutor(i) / Valerian(us) / Petalus v(otum) [s(olvit)].
  • Monumentum

    Altars of two Clarissimi in the Phrygianum of the Vatican

    Both of them were discovered in 1609 in the foundations of the façade of the church of San Pietro, Rome.

    TNMM620 CIMRM 513, 514

    From Italy

    M(atri) d(eum) m(agnae) I(deae) / et Attidi meno/tyranno conser/vatoribus suis Cae/lius Hilarianus v(ir) c(larissimus) / duodecimbyr (sic!) / urbis Romae / p(ater) s(acrorum) et hieroceryx /...