Lion relief from Nemrut Dag
The lion relief from Nemrut Dag has the moon and several stars over his body.
Πυρόεις Ηρακλέους, στίλβων Απόλλωνος, Φαέθων Δίος
Mithraic relief of Baris
The mithraic relief of Baris, current Turkey, depicts a proto version of the Tauroctony with a winged Mithras surrounded by two Victories.
The gay origins of the Hindi world for friend
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.