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  • Monumentum

    Inscription on the base of a statue from Stabiae

    This inscription on white marble by Lucius Gavidius uses the term ther cultores to refer to his Mithraic community in Stabiae, Italy.


    From Italy

    Aug(usto) s[a]crum. / L. Gavidius A[…]t[…] / cultoribus dei M[i]thr[ae] / donum d(edit) d(edicavit) li[b(ens) me]r(ito).
  • Syndexios

    Lucius Gavidius

    He dedicated to the Emperor, for the worshipers of the god Mithras a sculpture in Stabiae.
  • Locus


    Naples has been inhabited since the Neolithic Age. In the 2nd millennium BC, the Mycenaeans settled in the area. During the Roman period, Naples maintained its Greek language and customs, and greatly expanded.
  • 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

    From Italy

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

    Mitreo di Santa Maria Capua Vetere

    The Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere preserves frescoes depicting several scenes of the initiation rites.

    TNMM23 – CIMRM 180

    From Italy

  • 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.


    From Italy

  • Liber

    Les Lamelles d'or orphiques (2003)

    Depuis la première moitié du XIXe siècle et encore tout récemment, on a retrouvé dans des tombes de Grande Grèce, de Crète ou de Thessalie, des lamelles d'or, très fines, datables du IVe au IIe siècle av. J.-C., qui contiennent des instructions destinées