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Let's talk about Mithras with Yolanda De Iuliis

Yolanda's multimedia dissertation focuses on the cognitive mechanisms that motivate Mithras worshippers. Her work includes a podcast entitled Conversations about Mithras.


News and articles
from The New Mithraeum


    The Father of Mithras

    It is well known that Mithras was born from a rock. However, less has been written about the father of the solar god, and especially about how he conceived him.


    Mithras in Hispania

    On the occasion of the discovery of a Mithraeum in Cabra, Spain, we talk to Jaime Alvar, a leading figure in the field of Mithraism. With him, we examine the testimonies known to date and the peculiarities of the cult of Mithras in Hispania.


    Mapping Roman sanctuaries

    The Digital Atlas of Roman Sanctuaries in the Danubian Provinces (DAS) is the first comprehensive and open access representation of sacralised spaces in the area.


    Mithras in India and Iran

    We propose to revisit a passage by the prolific author Marteen Vermaseren that highlights correspondences today forgotten between the Roman Mithras and its Eastern counterparts.

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Some places to visit

  • Mithraeum of Eleusis

    A Mithraeum has been identified in Eleusis where the last Hierophant form thespia had the rank of Father in the Mithraic Mysteries.

  • Mitreo dels Munts

    The Mithraeum of Els Munts, near Tarragona, is one of the biggest known, together with the Mitreo delle terme di Caracalla.

  • Mithraeum of Housesteads

    The Housesteads Mithraeum is an underground temple, now burried, discovered in 1822 in a slope of the Chapel Hill, outside of the Roman Fort at the Hadrian's Wall.

  • Mithraeum of Rudchester

    The Mithraeum of Rudchester was discovered in 1844 on the brow of the hill outside the roman station.



Comments from visitors

Esfand Behr

Thank you for sharing your observation and perspective.


Dominique PERSOONS

I see the Platonic Chiasmus on this fresco from Pompei.


Chris Huff

The Rudchester (Vidobala) Mithraeum Sometime before 1772 an unfinished altar was found at Rudchest...

on Mithraeum of Rudchester


Dominique PERSOONS

Dear Csaba , I am fascinated by your slab of Mithras with Cautes wearing a child in front of the bul...


Pattie Lawler

Interesting that the couch's covering isn't recognizable as the slain bull, though I'm not sure I wo...

on Triptic of Tróia


Dominique PERSOONS

I live in Sarrebourg, where the famous mithraeum was found by the Germans in 1890.

on Mitreo de Cabra


Nik Shah

Porphyry says that the cave isn’t only the symbol of the Cosmos, but also the symbol of invisible ...

on Porphyry’s Cave of Nymphs
and the Cult of Mithras


Joel Evans

Was at Caesaria July 2021. Couldn't locate mithraeum.

on Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima


Alex Cruz

Excelente trazado de arquitectura, agradezco que la hayan compartido.

on Del mitraísmo a la masonería. Una historia de las ideas



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