The details and effect of the ceremony were no doubt similar to those of the taurobolium.
The taurobolium is thought to have signified a death to the old life and a new birth into a higher, divine existence.
This blood-bath, which is called the taurobolium, requires special attention.
For example, the phrase, "reborn for eternity," occurs in connection with the blood-bath of the taurobolium.
taurobolium, a sacrifice of expiation, very common in the third and fourth centuries.
Sextilius Agefilaus Ædesius says, that he was born a-new, to life eternal, by means of the taurobolium and Criobolium.