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.
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.
Yolanda's multimedia dissertation focuses on the cognitive mechanisms that motivate Mithras worshippers. Her work includes a podcast entitled Conversations about Mithras.
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.
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.
A place of worship for the Roman god of light Mithras was discovered during archaeological excavations in Trier. This includes a larger relief.
Las excavaciones llevadas a cabo en el yacimiento arqueológico romano de la villa de Mithra, en Cabra (Córdoba), han deparado el excepcional hallazgo de un mitreo, o zona destinada al culto al dios Mithra, cuya estatua fue descubierta hace unos 70 años.
On the occasion of the exhibition, the Royal Museum of Mariemont invites five experts from Europe to emulate the research on the cult of Mithras.
Despite the current political landscape of the US, we can look to antiquity to see that the red cap was actually once a symbol of citizenship and welcome to the foreigner.
Sarah E. Bond
La Domus de Mitreo y el Centro Arqueolóxico de San Roque muestran otra cara del viejo Lugo
Lorena García Calvo
The Mithraeum under the Basilica of San Clemente made part of a notable Roman house.
A mosaic by 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.
The Mithraeum I of Ptuj contains the foundation, altars, reliefs and cult imagery found in it.
The Mitreo dei Castra Peregrinorum was discovered under the church of Santo Stefano Rotondo in Rome.
Major fresco of the Mitreo Barberini
Aion of Arles
Tauroctony relief of the Esquiline
Lion-headed Aion from Sidon
Tauroctony of Santo Stefano Rotondo
Mithras Tauroctonus from private collection
Tauroctony of Santa Maria Capua Vetere
Imprint of a gem with Mithras killing the bull
Tauroctony of Aigio
There is a mixture of 2 mithraeums in the text.
Back in February 2011, I received a report that the Mithraeum at Caesarea had been "torn down.
On a tour of Caesarea Maritima, I got the opportunity to step inside the Mithraeum.
I live in Sarrebourg, where the famous mithraeum was found by the Germans in 1890.
glad you enjoyed. it's just a draft by now.
I participated in the Combined Caesarea Expeditions for three weeks in 1993.