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Temples of Mithras

Monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras, his cult and related subjects.
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    Mitreo del Caseggiato di Diana

    The Mithraeum of the House of Diana was installed in two Antonine halls, northeast corner of the House of Diana, in the late 2nd or early 3rd century.

    CIMRM 216

    From Italy

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    Mitreo dei Serpenti

    The Mithraeum of the Snakes preserves paintings of serpents, representing Genius Loci, part of an older private sanctuary, which were respected in the temple of Mithras.

    CIMRM 294

    From Italy

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    Mithraeum I of Ptuj

    The Mithraeum I of Ptuj contains the foundation, altars, reliefs and cult imagery found in it.

    CIMRM 1487

    From Slovenia

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    Mithraeum de Vienne

    Emperor Julian may have been initiated into the cult of the god Mithras at the Mithraeum of Vienne, France, according to Turcan.

    CIMRM 901, 904

    From France

    Deo Cau/te
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    Mithraeum of Strasbourg

    Lors de la construction de l’église Saint-Paul en 1911, un mithraeum a été mis au jour à Koenigshoffen/Königshoffen, vicus gallo-romain situé aux abords du camp légionnaire de Strasbourg-Argentorate.

    CIMRM 1335

    From France

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    Mithraeum of Colchester

    One of the rooms in a sustantive masonry building in Hollytrees Meadow was considered to be a Mithreum, a theory that has now been discarded.

    CIMRM 829

    From United Kingdom

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    Mithraeum of Rudchester

    The Mithraeum of Rudchester was discovered in 1844 on the brow of the hill outside the roman station.

    CIMRM 838

    From United Kingdom

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    Mithraeum of Stockstadt I

    The Mithraeum I in Stockstadt contained images of Mithras but also of Mercury, Hercules, Diana and Epona, among others.

    From Germany

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    Mithraeum of Stockstadt II

    The Mithraeum II in Stockstadt was in fact the first one known built in the vicus. It was destroyed by fire around 210.

    From Germany

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    Mitreo di Spoleto

    The Mithraeum of Spoleto was found in 1878 by the professor Fabio Gori on behalf of Marquis Filippo Marignoli, owner of the land.

    CIMRM 673

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di Fructosus

    The Mithraeum of Frutosus was in a temple assigned to the guild of the stuppatores.

    CIMRM 226

    From Italy

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    Mithraeum under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo

    In 1938 this Mithraeum was found 3.45 mtrs under the Basilica of S. Lorenzo in Damaso, in a cellar near the Sacrament's Chapel.

    CIMRM 421

    From Italy

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    Mitreo Aldobrandini

    The Mithraeum of Aldobrandini was excavated in 1924 by G. Calza on the premises belonging to the Aldobrandini family.

    CIMRM 232

    From Italy

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    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.

    From Belgium

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    Mitreo di Santa Prisca

    The Mithraeum of Santa Prisca houses remarkable frescoes showing the initiates in procession.

    CIMRM 476

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di San Clemente

    The Mithraeum under the Basilica of San Clemente made part of a notable Roman house.

    CIMRM 338

    From Italy

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    Mitreo di Angera

    The Mithraeum of Angera (or Wolf's Den as this cave is popularly called) is the only temple devoted to Mithras known to date in Lombardy.

    From Italy

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    Mitreo del Circo Massimo

    The Mithraeum of the Circus Maximus was discovered in 1931 during work carried out to create a storage area for the scenes and costumes of the Opera House within the Museums of Rome building.

    CIMRM 434

    From Italy

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    Mithräum von Königsbrunn

    The Mithraeum of Koenigsbrunn is the only one preserved in the ancient Roman province of Rhaetia, current Bavaria.

    From Germany

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    Mithraeum II of Ptuj

    Mithraeum II was found at Ptuj at a distance of 20 m south of the Mithraeum I in 1901.

    CIMRM 1509

    From Slovenia