This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience.
Find out more on how we use cookies in our privacy policy.



Tienen is a city and municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, Belgium.

Mithraic monuments of Tienen


Mithraeum of Tienen

The temple contained hundreds of ceramic vessels and animal bones, which may indicated that a grand Mithraic feast was celebrated before its closing.


  • Religious Flows in the Roman Empire – The Expansion of 'Oriental Cults' (Isis, Mithras, Iuppiter Dolichenus) from East to West and Back Again
  • Marleen Martens (2004) Re-thinking sacred 'rubbish': the ritual deposits of the temple of Mithras at Tienen (Belgium)