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  • Syndexios

    Marcus Valerius Maximianus

    Clarissimus knight and legate born in Poetovio that helped to disseminate the cult of Mithras in the African provinces.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Dardagan

    The relief of Mithras killing the bull, found near Zvornik in Bosnia and Herzegovina, features some variations on the usual scene.


  • Monumentum

    Column to Nabarze of Protas

    This column found in the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa bears an inscription to Nabarze instead of Mithras.

    TNMM631 – CIMRM 2028, 2029

    Nabarze / deo / pro sal(ute) Ampliati / Aug(usti) n(ostri) disp(ensatoris) et / sua suorumq(ue) / omnium / Protas vikar(ius) / eius.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Aelius Hylas from Doştat

    This monument bears an inscription by a certain Lucius Aelius Hylas, in which he associates Sol Invictus with Jupiter.

    TNMM642 – CIMRM 2006, 2007

    Io(vi) S(oli) invi(cto) / deo genitori / r(upe) n(ato). L. Aeli(us) Hylas (vicesimarius) l(ibertus) pr(o) sa(lute) et Horientis (sic) fil(ii) sui et Apuleia(e) eius signum numinis cum absidata / ex v…
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony medallion of Transylvania

    This medallion belongs to a specific category of rounded pieces found in other provinces of the Roman world.

    TNMM430 – CIMRM 2187

  • Monumentum

    Altar by Hermanio of Poetovio

    A certain Hermanio has been identified in the dedication of several monuments in different cities in Dacia and even in Rome.


    Cauti // pro salute Fl(avi) / Hermadionis / et Aviti Syriac(i) / et filiorum / Felix libert(us)
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony stele of Nicopolis ad Istrum

    The Tauroctony of Nicopolis ad Istrum is unique as it is the only Mithraic stele befitting a Greek donor.

    TNMM341 – CIMRM 2264, 2265

    Ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. Ἡλίῳ | Μίθρᾳ | θεῷ | ἐπηκόῳ || Αὐρ(ήλιος) | Μᾶρκος | γναφεὺς | τὸ συήλιον | σὺν τῇ || ζωγραφίᾳ | κ…
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo di Marino

    The Mithraeum of Marino is the longest temple devoted to Mithras know hitherto.


  • Syndexios


    Emperor Caracalla ordered one of Rome’s largest temples to the god Mithras to be built in the baths bearing his name.
  • Syndexios

    Veturius Dubitatus

    Veteran and ex duplicarius of ala I civum Romanorum who dedicated an altar to Mithras in Teutoburgium.
  • Syndexios

    Αὐρήλιος Στέφανος

    Greek-speaking member of the community of Mithras followers from Apulum in the 2nd century.
  • Syndexios


    Slave who dedicated an altar to Nabarze in the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa.
  • Syndexios

    Gaius Sacidius Barbarus

    Centurion who dedicated the first known Latin inscription to the invincible Mithras.
  • Syndexios

    Titus Aurelius Marcus

    Veteran of the legion XIII and member of the Fabia tribe.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Dioscorus

    One of the three known inscriptions of Dioscorus, servant of Marci, found in Alba Iulia, Romania.


    Invicto / Mythrae / Diosco/rus Marci / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Dragus

    The tauroctonic relief from Dragus includes a naked flying figure that Vermaseren has identified as Phosporus or Lucifer.

    TNMM310 – CIMRM 1919

  • Mithraeum

    Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa

    The large number of monuments found at the Mithraeum of Sarmizegetusa and the sheer size of the temple are unusual.

    TNMM57 – CIMRM 2027, 2033

  • Syndexios


    Dedicated a stele in Nicopolis ad Istrum.
  • Syndexios

    Aurelios Markos

    Dedicated a stele in Nicopolis ad Istrum, previously dedicated by a certain Galerios.
  • Monumentum

    Mithras Petrogenitus of Alba Iulia

    Mithras born from the rock with a snake raising in coils around it.

    TNMM213 – CIMRM 1991