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Csaba Szabó

Csaba Szabó is a research fellow of the University of Szeged (Hungary).

Szeged, Hungary
Joined October 2022
Apr 2024

Re-interpreting the Mysteries of Mithras

Ernest Renan suggested that without the rise of Christianity, we might all have embraced the cult of Mithras. Nevertheless, it has had a lasting influence on secret societies, religious movements and popular culture.

Nov 2022

Mapping Roman sanctuaries in the Danubian provinces

The Digital Atlas of Roman Sanctuaries in the Danubian Provinces (DAS) is the first comprehensive digital and open access representation of sacralised spaces founded and maintained during the Principate in the territory of the Danubian provinces.

Dear Csaba , I am fascinated by your slab of Mithras with Cautes wearing a child in front of the bull. I would like to have a higher definition picture because this picture opens many questions !! Could you send me one ? Regards Dominicus ( small Dominus = house chief)
Oct 2022

Csaba Szabó is a research fellow of the University of Szeged (Hungary).

Nov 2021

Roman Religion in the Danubian Provinces. Space Sacralisation and Religious Communication during the Principate (1st–3rd century AD)

The Danubian provinces represent one of the largest macro-units within the Roman Empire, with a large and rich heritage of Roman material evidence. Although the notion itself is a modern 18th-century creation, this region represents a unique area, where t…

Nov 2020

The Mystery of Mithras. Exploring the heart of a Roman cult

The exhibition The Mystery of Mithras: Exploring the Heart of a Roman Cult is being presented at the Musée royal de Mariemont from 20 November 2021 to 17 April 2022, then at the Musée Saint-Raymond de Toulouse from 14 May 2022 to 30 October 2022, and la…