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Monuments tagged with epigraphia

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras and tagged with epigraphia.

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  • Monumentum

    Cippus à Zeus Helios great Serapis

    This small cippus to Zeus, Helios and Serapis includes Mithras as one of the main gods, although some authors argue that it could be the name of the donor.

    TNMM628 CIMRM 463

    From Italy

    Εἷς Ζεὺς / [[Σάραπις]] / ῞Ηλιος / κοσμοκράτωρ / ἀνείκητος. Διὶ Ἡλίῳ / μεγάλῳ / Σαράπιδι / σωτῆρι / πλουτοδότῃ /...
    One is Zeus [[Sarapis]] Helios, lord of the world, invincible. To Zeus Helios, great Sarapis, saviour, bringer of wealth, hearer of prayers, benefactor, invincible Mithras, in gratitude.

    CIL AE 1913 188

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Iulius Pyrrus

    This inscription to Zeus Helios Mithras Serapis by a certain Ioulios Pyrros is now lost.


    Διὶ Ἡλίῳ Μίθρᾳ Σέραπι Ἰούλιος Πύρρος εὐξάμενος ἀν(έθηκεν).
    To Zeus Helios Mithras Serapis, Ioulios Pyrros made a vow of consecration.
  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Aurelius Mithres

    This monument, found in the Domus Flavia in Rome, bears an inscription by a certain Aurelius Mithres.


    From Italy

    [Aurel]ius / Mithres / Aug(usti) l(ibertus) strator / Serapi d(onum) d(edit).
    Aurelius Mithres, an imperial freedman and strator, offered this gift to Serapis.

    CIL VI 571

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Mitreo Aldobrandini by Sextus

    This inscription found in the Mithraeum Aldobrandini informs us of certain restorations carried out in the temple during a second phase of development.

    TNMM568 CIMRM 233

    From Italy

    Deum vetusta religione / in velo formatum et umore obnubi/latum marmoreum cum / throno omnibusq(ue) ornamentis / a solo omni impendio suo fecit / Sex(tus) Pompeius Maximus pater / q(uod) s(upra)...
    The Pater Sextus Pompeius Maximus (whose name is written above) paid out of his own pocket for the marble (statue of the) god, standing on the floor, with the throne, all his decorations, and he coated with marble the stalls for a length of 68 feet. The god, in accord with the old devotion, was (previously) depicted on a veil but it was fading because of the humidity.

    CIL XIV 4314

  • Monumentum

    Inscription of Hermes to Silvanus

    This inscription, found in the Mitreo della Planta Pedis, among some other monuments in Ostia, suggests a link between Mithras and Silvanus.


    From Italy

    Silvano / sancto / sacrum / Hermes / M. Iuli Eunici.
    Dedicated to the sacred Silvanus, Hermes, (slave) of Marcus Iulius Eunicus.
  • Mithraeum

    Mitreo del Palazzo Imperiale

    A mosaic of Silvanus, dated to the time of Commodus, was found in a niche in a nearby room of the Mithraeum in the Imperial Palace at Ostia.

    TNMM97 CIMRM 250, 251

    From Italy

    Soli invict(o) Mit(hrae) d(onum) d(edit) L. Agrius Calendio.

    CIL XIV 56

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony medallion of Egypt

    This tauroctony may have come from Hermopolis and its style suggests a Thraco-Danubian origin.

    TNMM431 CIMRM 105

    From Egypt

  • Monumentum

    Inscription by Aurelius Rufinus of Andros

    This inscription reveals the existence of a Mithraeum on the island of Andros, Greece, which has not yet been found.

    TNMM624 CIMRM 2350

    Pro salute imp(eratoris) Caesari(s) / L(uci) Septimi Severi et M(arci) Aur(eli) Antonini / Aug(ustorum) et P(ubli) Septimi Gaetae Caesari(s) / M(arcus) Aur(elius) Rufinus evocatus Aug(ustorum)...
    For the salvation of the Caesar emperors Lucius Septimius Severus and Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustes and Publius Septimius Gaeta Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Rufinus, veteran (evocatus) of our emperors, to the pure invincible god, established the speleum, together with the praetorian soldiers Flavius Clarinus, Aelius Messius (and) Aurelius Julianus.
  • Monumentum

    Flavius Aper altar (CIMRM 1584)

    The altar of Ptuj depicts Mithras and Sol on the front and the water miracle on the right side.

    TNMM255 CIMRM 1584, 1585

    From Slovenia

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro sal(ute) d(omini) n(ostri) Gallieni p(ii) f(elicis) / invicti Aug(usti) Fl(avius) Aper v(ir) e(gregius) l(ibens) m(erito).
    To the invincible god Mithras, for the salvation of our pious and happy master Gallienus, the invincible emperor, Flavius Aper, a remarkable man (= knight), willingly and justly.
  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Osterburken

    Franz Cumont considers the bas relief of Osterburken 'the most remarkable of all the monuments of the cult of Mithras found up to now'.

    TNMM176 CIMRM 1292, 1293

    From Germany

    D[eo] S[oli] I[nvicto] M[ithrae] M[er?]catorius Castrensis in suo cons[ituit]
    To the unconquerable sun god Mithras, Mercatorius Castrensis erected (this monument) on his property

    CIL XIII 6576