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  • Cohors

    Anglo-Mithraic Society

    Mithraic Community for the English-speaking world.
  • Monumentum

    Plaque of Meknès

    One of the two inscriptions by Aurelius Nectoreca, a follower of Mithras, found in Meknès, Morocco.

    TNMM656 – CIMRM 161

    From Morocco

    Pro salute et incolumitate imp(eratoris) Caesaris / L(ucii) Aeli(i) Aurel(ii) Commodi Pii invicti feli/cis Herculis Romani imperioque / eius Aur(elius) Nectorega (centurio) vex(illariorum) Britt(onum)…
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Meknès

    Two inscriptions by Aurelius Nectoreca, a follower of Mithras, have been found in Meknès, Morocco.

    TNMM655 – CIMRM 160

    From Morocco

    I(nvicto) d(eo) M(ithrae) / Aur(elius) Nectore/ga (centurio) vex(illariorum) Brit(tonum) / Volubili / agentium / l(ibens) l(aetus) merito.
  • Syndexios

    Aurelius Nectoreca

    Breton centurion stationed in Volubilis, Mauretania Tingitana, known for his loyalty to Mithras and Commodus.
  • Locus


    Volubilis is a partly-excavated Berber-Roman city in Morocco situated near the city of Meknes that may have been the capital of the Kingdom of Mauretania, at least from the time of King Juba II.
  • Monumentum

    Frescoes from the tomb of Aelius Magnus and Aelia Arisuth in Oea

    The Mithraic nature of the frescoes of Oea, according to the scholars Cumont and Vermaseren, is now questioned.

    TNMM575 – CIMRM 113, 114

    From Libya

    D(is) M(anibus) s(acrum) / Aelia Arisuth / vixit annus / sexaginta plus minus. // Quae lea iacet.
  • Locus


    Oea was an ancient city in modern-day Tripoli, Libya, founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC. It became a Roman-Berber colony in the second half of the 2nd century BC.
  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Bingen

    The monument was dedicated by two brothers, one of them being the Pater of his community.

    TNMM519 – CIMRM 1243

    From Germany

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) / deo invicto / Mytrhe (sic!) ara/m ex voto dei / de suo impen/dio instituer(unt) / A(ulus) Gratius Iuven/is pater sacroru/m et A(ulus) Gratius Po/tens m(iles) l(egionis…
  • Syndexios


    Roman emperor and philosopher known for his restoration of Hellenistic polytheism.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Aphrodisius

    This inscription by a certain Aphrodisius was found under the old city hall of Algiers.

    TNMM536 – CIMRM 151

    From Algeria

    Mithrae / Aphrodisius / Corneliorum / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) a(nimo)