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Dancing out
the Mysteries of Dionysos

Peter Mark Adams: ‘The initiation was a frightening experience that caused some people to panic as a flood of otherworldly entities swept through the ritual space.’


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  • Mithra temple of Marāgheh

    The Mithra Temple of Maragheh, also referred to as the Mithra Temple of Verjuy or simply Mehr Temple, is the oldest surviving Mithraic temple in Iran known to date.

  • Mithräum von Wiesloch

    The first Mithraists in the Mithraeum of Wiesloch may have been veterans from Ladenburg and Heidelberg.

  • Mitreo delle Pareti Dipinte

    The House of the Mithraeum of the Painted Walls was built in the second half of the 2nd century BC (opus incertum) and modified during the Augustan period.

  • Mithraeum de Martigny

    The Mithraeum of Martigny is the first temple devoted to Mithras found in Switzerland.



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