The exhibition The Mystery of Mithras opens at the Mariemont Museum in Belgium, home of Franz Cumont, the father of studies on the solar god.
Three European museums celebrate Mithras with a continental exhibition featuring more than 200 works of art from Roman times to the present day.
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
HBO Max's sci-fi series Raised By Wolves features a religious faction that references Sol and the Mithraic Mysteries. Here are the real-world Roman concepts the show borrowed from.
The Sanskrit and Hindi word for friend is “Mitra”. It is also the Nepali word for it. The Sinhala word is ‘mitura’. The word’s etymology has surprising, stark and vivid homosexual connotations.
The Mithraeum of Caernarfon, in Walles, was built in three phases during the 3rd century, and destroyed at the end of the 4th.
Terra sigillata bowl depicting the Mithraic cult meal from Trier
Fresco of a kneeling figure from Santa Maria Capua Vetere
Tauroctony from Domus del Mitreo of Tarquinia
Mithras rock-birth of Trier
Tauroctony bronze of Szőny
Slab of S. Urban by Ursinus
Cautopates of Sarmizegetusa with scorpion
Bronze medallion from Gordian III with tauroctony
Mosaic of Fructus from the Mitreo del Sabazeo
Look at that the satisfaction of that man who's showing that discover during the time the sanctuar o...
While there were many mithraea located at the forts on the Limes, there was not one at the Saalburg.
I would humbly suggest that #6 on the left might be a representation of Narcissus, having fallen in ...
I would also heartily recommend the exhibition catalog - it's a fantastic work, combining essays fro...
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