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By Robert Duthoy

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On sait abondante littérature que le ceremony du taurobole à suscitée depuis près d'un siècle, en raison de los angeles polémique née au IVe siècle de notre ère, entre les derniers tenants d'un paganisme cristallisé autour de ce culte à Cybèle et les chrétiens. Certains érudits ont voulu voir dans ce rituel l. a. preuve d'une impact directe des religions orientales sur les rites et les mystères chrétiens. Le grand mérite de l'A. est d'avoir repris, sans parti-pris, l'examen exhaustif de tout le matériel épigraphique et littéraire qui nous renseigne sur ce ceremony. Après avoir donné ensemble des files, il examine le sens des mots employés, tentant de préciser los angeles matérialité du ceremony et sa signification. Après cette enquête imperative et scientifiquement menée, il peut retracer, avec los angeles plus grande vraisemblance, évolution de ce rituel et ses successives
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MILEV (Mila) Ara alta m. 0,55; lata 0,35. 981; Dessau, 4136. j L(ocus) d(atus) d(ecreto) d(ecurionum). D. 222-235. 72. DIANA VETERANORUM (Zana) AE 1931, no. 63; St. Gsell in CRA! (1931), 251-269. M(atri) D(eum) M(agnae) I (daeae) A(ugustae) s(acrum) j pro salute ..... j .... Horte[n]jsia Fortunata sacerd[os] j tauribolium et criobo[l]jium motum sancit manda/nte M. Tullio Pudente p[a]jtre. D. 218-222 or 276-282 (Gsell). 73. TIPASA (Tifesh) Autel ecorne aux deux angles inferieurs. , I, 1983; St. Gsell in BCTH (1896), 179, no.

14. ROMA (Rome) elL VI, 501; Dessau, 4149. M(atri) D(eum) M(agnae) I (daeae) / et Attidi Sancto / Meno- THE INSCRIPTIONS 15 tyranno / Q(uintus) Clodius Flavianus / v(ir) c(larissimus) pont(ifex) maior / XVvir s(acris) f(aciundis) septem/vir epulonum / pontifex Dei solis / taurobolio criobo/lioque percepto / aram dicavit / nonis Aprilibus / Fl(aviis) Merobaude II / et Saturnino / cons (ulibu) s. D. 383. 15. ROMA (Rome) In laevo latere ardentes faces duae decussatae, patera, urceus pedum et cochlear.

Pro sal]ute et - - -1- - - [r]edit[u] -- 44. OSTIA Base of a statue. AE 1945, no. 55; Epigraphica 3 (1941), 103-109. Volusianus v(ir) c(larissimus) ex pra/efectis tauroboliatus d(edit) d(edicavit). c. D. 370. 45. OSTIA AE 1948, no. 25; Atti della Pontificia Accademia Romana di Archeologia, Memorie VI, 6 (1946), 197. MarcaJrianus 1v(ir) c(larissimus) taur(oboliatus) 1M(atri) D(eum) d(edicavit). 46. LAVINIUM (Pratica) AE 1895, no. 120; EE IX, no. 587; Bullet. Comun. di Roma (1895),146. - - - ius Maxi - - 1 [sacerdos M(atris)] D(eum) M(agnae) I(deae) L(aurentium) L(avinatium) et - - -I [sac]erdotia taurob[olium] -/- it V IlIl III - -1- bres Aspro iteru[m et] J Aspro co(n)s(ulibus).

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