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Mithraic monuments, temples, places, books, videos and people related to Mithras of Syria.

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  • Monumentum

    Altar of Aelius Valerianus from Illmitz

    Found in Illmitz, Austria, in 1959, this altar was dedicated to the unconquered god Mithras by a certain Aelius Valerianus.

    TNMM790 – CIMRM 2375

    D(eo) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / P(ublius) Aelius) Vale/rianus miles) / leg(ionis) XIIII g(eminae) s/trator c/o(n)s(ularis) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Ceanu Mic

    This limestone altar to Sol Invictus Mithra was found at Turda in 1905.

    TNMM788 – CIMRM 2377

    S(oli) I(nvicto) M(ithrae).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Valerianus from Ceanu Mic

    This is the second altar found in Ceanu Mic to date, dedicated to an Invictus being.

    TNMM789 – CIMRM 2376

    Inv(icto) / V(alerius ?) Va(lerianus?) / bo(tum) po(suit).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Ottaviano Zeno

    In this relief of Mithras as bull slayer, recorded in 1562 in the collection of A. Magarozzi, Cautes and Cautopates have been replaced by trees still bearing the torches.

    TNMM125 – CIMRM 335

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Osterburken

    Franz Cumont considers the bas relief of Osterburken ’the most remarkable of all the monuments of the cult of Mithras found up to now’.

    TNMM176 – CIMRM 1292, 1293

    D[eo] S[oli] I[nvicto] M[ithrae] M[er?]catorius Castrensis in suo cons[ituit].
  • Monumentum

    Altar by Hector Corneliorum of Mérida

    This fragmented altar was found in two pieces that Ana Osorio Calvo has recently brought together.

    TNMM586

    ... Invict[o Mithrae] / Hector Cornelior[um] / ex visu.
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Aquileia to the brave god Mithras

    This altar to Mithras found in Aquilieia mentions several persons of a same community.

    TNMM497 – CIMRM 741

    Deo f(orti) i(nvicto) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / P. Aelius / Mercur(ialis) / Q. Tessig/nius Maxi/mia(nus) patr(es) / pros(esedente) T(ito) Aur(elio) / Victore v(otum) s(olverunt) l(ibentes) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Gaius Iulius from Mérida

    The small Mithraic altar found at Cerro de San Albin, Merida, bears an inscription to the health of a certain Caius Iulius.

    TNMM427 – CIMRM 795

    Deo / Inuicto / pro salute / Cai Iuli / […].
  • Monumentum

    Cautopates de Bordeaux

    The Cautopates of Bordeaux stands as usual with his legs crossed and arms down.

    TNMM139

  • Monumentum

    Altar by Caius Aemilius Superaius of Merida

    Small white marble altar made in honour of Mithras found at San Albín, Mérida.

    TNMM426 – CIMRM 796

    Deo / Invicto / C(aius) Camilius / Superat(us) / a(nimo) l(ibens) p(osuit).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Naples

    The marble relief of Mithras killing the bull in Naples bears an inscription that calls the solar god omnipotentis.

    TNMM464 – CIMRM 174, 175

    Omnipotenti Deo Mithrae Appius / Claudius Tarronius Dexter v(ir) c(larissimus) dicat.
  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Naples

    The Mitreo della crypta neapolitana was used a des legends about its use, from a cult place devoted to Priapus to celebrate Aphrodite.

    TNMM219

  • Monumentum

    Altar of Chrestion from Alba Iulia

    In 1852, Károly Pap, a naval captain, unearthed several Mithraic monuments in his garden at Marospartos, including this altar.

    TNMM666 – CIMRM 1945

    Invicto / Mythir/ae Chr/estion / v(otum) s(olvit).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Sextus Syntrophus

    This altar to Invictus Mythra (sic) was found in 1867 in ancient Maros Portum, now Sighișoara, Romania.

    TNMM787 – CIMRM 1939

    Invict[o] / Mythra[e] / Sex(tus) Syntr/ofus v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens).
  • Monumentum

    Mithra’s statue in Boztepe Hill

    This eulogy of Saint Eugene of Trapezos tells how, in the time of Diocletian, he and two other Christian fellows destroyed a statue of Mithras.

    TNMM611 – CIMRM 14

  • Monumentum

    Altar of Merida consecrated by Marcus Valerius Secundus

    This altar is dedicated to the birth of Mithras by a frumentarius of the Legio VII Geminae.

    TNMM338 – CIMRM 793

    Ann(o) Col(oniae) CLXXX / aram genesis / Inuicti Mithrae / M(arcus) Val(erius) Secundus / fr(umentarius) Leg(ionis) VII Gem(inae) dono / ponendam merito curauit / G(aio) Accio Hedychro patre.
  • Monumentum

    Altar from the Mitreo sotto la Basilica di San Lorenzo

    This cylindrical marble altar was dedicated by the same Pater Proficentius as the slab, both monuments found in the Mithraeum beneath the Basilica of San Lorenzo.

    TNMM439 – CIMRM 422

    Aebutius Restituti/anus qui et Proficen/tius antistes dei / Solis invicti Mithrae/ aram / d(onum) d(edit).
  • 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

    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) s(cr…
  • Monumentum

    Altar to Semele from Cologne

    This sandstone altar found in Cologne bears an inscription to the goddess Semele and her sisters.

    TNMM729 – CIMRM 1027

    Deae Semelae et / sororibus eiius(!) / deabus ob honorem / sacri matratus / Reginia Paterna / mater nata et / facta aram po/suit / sub sacerdotal(i) / Seranio Catullo / patre.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Cimber and Exsocho from Cologne

    This monument with an inscription by two individuals was found in the first mithraeum of Cologne, Germany.

    TNMM726 – CIMRM 1021

    Have / Cimber es(sedarius) et / Pietas Ensocho / essed(ario) sodali / [b]ene merenti / [pos]uit. Vale. {H}Ave / Cimber es(sedarius) et / Pietas Exsocho / essed(ario) sodali / [be]ne merenti / [pos]…