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
One of the rooms of the villa has been interpreted as a mithraeum, but we do not have enough evidence to confirm this.
The Mithraeum of the Snakes preserves paintings of serpents, representing Genius Loci, part of an older private sanctuary, which were respected in the temple of Mithras.
The Mithraeum of Angera (or Wolf's Den as this cave is popularly called) is the only temple devoted to Mithras known to date in Lombardy.
The remains of the Jajački Mithraeum were discovered accidentally during excavation for the construction of a private house in 1931.
Slab of the astrologer Maximus of Milan
Head of Antiochus I of Commenage
Inscription of Lucius Sempronius
Fresco of a knight and a black figure from the Hawarte Mithraeum.
Taurcotony sculpture from Sidon
Altar of Kalkar
Inscription of Corax Materninius Faustinus of Gimmeldingen
Aion from Muti's gardens
Bronze plaque of Sisak
Danuvius stele a C. Szabo mihi extraordinarius videtur. Accurate pictum videre vellem.
Back in February 2011, I received a report that the Mithraeum at Caesarea had been "torn down.
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On a tour of Caesarea Maritima, I got the opportunity to step inside the Mithraeum.
There is a mixture of 2 mithraeums in the text.