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  • 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
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    Serapis head from Mérida

    This head of Serapis from Cerro de San Albín may be unrelated to Mithras worship.

    TNMM470 – CIMRM 783

  • Syndexios

    Tiberius Claudius Artemidorus

    The pater Artemidorus seems to be an Augustan freedman of the Claudians, of Eastern origin.
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    The area was populated by Iberians, but the origins of Baetulo date back to the 1st century BC, when the Romans founded the city on the Rosés hill. Baetulo was famous for its vineyards, which produced wine for export throughout the Empire.
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    Caetobriga, now Setúbal of Proto-Celtic *Caetobrix, became a Turdetani settlement which passed under Roman rule. In the time of Al-Andalus the city was known as Shaṭūbar.
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    Emerita Augusta

    Emerita Augusta was founded in 25 BC by order of the Emperor Augustus to protect a pass and a bridge over the Guadiana River. The city became the capital of the province of Lusitania and one of the most important cities in the Roman Empire.
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    Cabra is a municipality in Córdoba province, Andalusia, Spain and the site of former bishopric Egabro.
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    Ituro, now Cabrera de Mar, was an important trading town and the capital of the Laietani, an Iberian people, until Roman times.
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    La Isla

    Colunga is a municipality in the Autonomous community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain.
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    Lucus Augusti

    Today Lugo was the capital of the Capori tribe. It was conquered by Paullus Fabius Maximus and named Lucus Augustus in 13 BC after the positioning of a Roman military camp.