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  • Liber

    Roman Religion in the Danubian Provinces. Space Sacralisation and Religious Communication during the Principate (1st–3rd century AD) (2022)

    The Danubian provinces represent one of the largest macro-units within the Roman Empire, with a large and rich heritage of Roman material evidence. Although the notion itself is a modern 18th-century creation, this region represents a unique area, where t…
  • Monumentum

    Autel of Straton from Kreta

    Straton, son of Straton, consecrated an altar to Helios Mithras in Kreta, Moesia inferior.

    TNMM640 – CIMRM 2260

    Στράτω/ν Στράρω/νος άνέθη(κεν) / τὸ(ν) βωμὸν / Ἡλίῳ Μίθρᾳ
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Ision from Guberevac

    In this monument, the imperial slave Ision claims the completion of a new temple to Mithras in Moesia.

    TNMM639 – CIMRM 2235

    Invicto deo / Ision Caes(aris) n(ostri) ser(vus) / vil(icus) vectigal(is) Il/lyr(ici) templ(um) omn(i) / re instruct(um) a / solo p(ecunia) s(ua) f(aciendum) c(uravit)
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Tettius Plotus from Oescus

    In the altar that Titus Tettius Plotus dedicated to the invincible God, he called himself pater sacrorum.

    TNMM634 – CIMRM 2252

    T(itus) Tettiu[s] / Plotu{u}[s] / vet(eranus) leg(ionis) II[II] / F(laviae) F(elix) p(ater) s(acrorum) d[ei] / Invicti [s(olvit)] / l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Inscription with Cautes and Cautopates of Steklen

    An unusual feature of this very ancient relief is that Cautopates carries a cockerel upside down, while Cautes carries it right-side up.

    TNMM510 – CIMRM 2268, 2269

    Deo / Melichrisus / P. Caragoni / Philopalaestri
  • Syndexios

    Flavios Horimos

    Freedman and administrator of the country estate of a certain Flavius Macedo in Moesia.
  • Monumentum

    Coin of Septimius Severus and god on horseback

    Coin of Istrus, Moesia Inferior, showing Caracalla on one side and a god on horseback (Mithras ?) on the other.

    TNMM518

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Pleven

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull in a vaulted grotto lacks the usual scorpion pinching the bull's testicles.

    TNMM662 – CIMRM 2257

  • Syndexios

    Straton

    The son of an eponymous person, he consecrated an altar to Helios Mithras in Kreta, Moesia inferior.
  • Syndexios

    Ision

    An imperial slave and customs officer in Illyria, he built a temple to Mithras in Moesia.
  • Locus

    Istros

    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.

    TNMM765

  • Locus

    Storgosia

    Storgosia was a Roman road station and later a fortress, located in the modern Kaylaka Park in the vicinity of modern Pleven (North-central Bulgaria). Pleven is today the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Târgușor

    This limestone relief of Mithras killing the bull bears an inscription by a certain Flavius Horimos, consecrated in a 'secret forest' in Moesia.

    TNMM641 – CIMRM 2306, 2307

    Ὣριμος / πατὴ/ρ ἀνέ/θηκε/ν. Φλ(άουιος) Ὣριμος Φλ(αουίου) Μακέδονος οἰκονόμος κατ᾽ ἐπιταγήν / θεῷ ἀνεικήτῳ …
  • Locus

    Târgușor

    Târgușor is a commune in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania.
  • Locus

    Kreta

  • Locus

    Guberevac

    Guberevac is a village in the municipality of Sopot, Serbia.
  • Syndexios

    Titus Tettius Plotus

    Pater Sacrorum and veteran of the Legio IV Flavia Felix.
  • Locus

    Ulpia Oescus

    Oescus, Palatiolon or Palatiolum was an important ancient city on the Danube river in Roman Moesia.
  • Locus

    Novae

    Novae was initially one of the few great Roman legionary fortresses along the empire's border, forming part of the defences along the Danube in northern Bulgaria. It lies about 4 km east of the modern town of Svishtov. The fortress is one of the few