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  • Liber

    The Mithraic Prophecy (2022)

    Why did the Romans worship a Persian god? This book presents a new reading of the Mithraic iconography taking into account that the cult had a prophecy.
  • Liber

    The Mysteries of Mithras. A Different Account (2017)

    In this work, Attilio Mastrocinque cautions against an approach to Mithraism based on the belief that this mystic cult resembles Christianity. While both Christian and pagan authors testified that Mithraic elements were indeed borrowed, according to Attil…
  • Monumentum

    Inscription on restauration of the Mitreo de Carsulae

    Marble plaque with inscription of a sacerdos probatus to Sol and the god Invictus Mithras.


    Soli et invicto [deo Mithrae]. / Ex permissu san[ctissimi] / ordinis dec[ur(ionum)] / Sex(tus) Egnatius Primitivus / sacerdos probatus sevir / Aug(ustalis) Casuenti et Carsulis, / q(uaestor) arcae Aug…
  • Monumentum

    Mithras rock-birth of Mithraeum III, Ptuj

    Cautes and Cautopates attend the birth of Mithras from the rock in the Petrogenia of the third Mithraeum of Ptuj.

    TNMM204 – CIMRM 1593, 1594

    D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro sal(ute) officialium Apri prae/positi leg(ionum) V M(acedonicae) et XIII gem(inae) / Galli(enarum).
  • Syndexios

    Nigidius Figulus

    Pythagorean and mage.
  • Syndexios

    Tiridates I

    Founder of the Arasacid dynasty, Tiridates I was crowned king of Armenia by Nero in 66.
  • Syndexios

    Aulus Caedicius Priscianus

    Eques Romanus and Pater active in S. Stefano Rotondo.
  • Notitia

    El padre de Mitra

    Es bien sabido que Mitra nació de una roca. Sin embargo, menos se ha escrito acerca del padre del dios solar, y especialmente sobre cómo lo concibió.
  • Notitia

    The Father of Mithras

    It is well known that Mithras was born from a rock. However, less has been written about the father of the solar god, and especially about how he conceived him.
  • Notitia

    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.