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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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Some places to visit

  • Mithräum von Güglingen

    Mithraeum in Güglingen, Landkreis Heilbronn (Baden-Württemberg).

  • Mithraeum of Kapıkaya

    Mithras became the main deity worshipped in the sanctuary of Meter in Kapikaya, Turkey, in Roman times, at least until the fourth century.

  • Mitreo di Lucrezio Menandro

    The Mithraeum of Lucretius Menander was installed in the early 3rd century in an alley to the east of a Hadrianic building named after the solar god temple.

  • Mithraeum of Ptuj III

    Mithraeum III in Ptuj was built in two periods: the original walls were made of pebbles, while the extension of a later period was made of brick.



Comments from visitors


Laura Thomas

Where is the Mithraeum relative to Herod's temple, the amphitheatre or some other isgnificant landma...

on Mithraeum of Caesarea Maritima



I'd have liked to see the face of the carabinieri when they discovered the sculpture.

on Carabinieri recover a Mithras Tauroctony about to be sold on the black market


Pattie Lawler

??? Is this an actual mithraeum?...

on Mitreo d'Orazio Muti


Ale Fernandez

This is actually in San Giovanni al Timavo, a little way along from Duino itself.

on La grotta del Mitreo


Ron Kassav

For rectification, Saïda or Sidon is in Lebanon...

on Mithraeum of Sidon


Ton van Reen

As far as I can find the CIMRM number of this one is: 1083 and not 606.

on Tauroctony from the Mithräum von Heddernheim



Le serpent photographié n'en fait pas partie.

on Mithraeum de Bordeaux



and this is the same as nb. 37 - mithraeum at Reichweiler.

on Mithräum von Schwarzerden


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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