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Zeus Brontoon sanctuary near Villa dei Quintili

Mithras and other oriental gods were worshipped in the shrine of Zeus near the Villa of the Quintilians in Rome.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
29 Aug 2021
Updated on 17 Jan 2022
 
  • Villa dei Quintili

    Villa dei Quintili
    BRUNNER Emmanuel 

  • Veduta di Roma Vecchia dal Viaggio pittoresco da Roma a Napoli

    Veduta di Roma Vecchia dal Viaggio pittoresco da Roma a Napoli
    Luigi Rossini 

 

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Not far from the Villa dei Quintili, between the Via Appia Antica and Nuova, a sanctuary of Zeus Brontoon was discovered in 1929. In it several deities as Hercules, Jupiter with the thunderbolt, Cybele, Astarte, Isis as well as Mithras were adored, as appears from the monuments Nos. 635-639.
 
 

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