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The New Mithraeum Database tagged with sol

Mithraic monuments, temples and other objects related to Mithras and tagged with sol.

Your search sol gave 141 results.

  • Notitia

    Raised by Wolves: Mithraism and Sol Explained

    HBO Max's sci-fi series Raised By Wolves features a religious faction that references Sol and the Mithraic Mysteries. Here are the real-world Roman concepts the show borrowed from.
  • Liber

    Sol: Image and Meaning of the Sun in Roman Art and Religion (2023)

    With this analysis of Sol images, Steven E. Hijmans paints a new picture of the solar cult in ancient Rome. The paucity of literary evidence led Hijmans to prioritize visual sources, and he opens this study with a thorough discussion of the theoretical an…
  • Liber

    The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire. Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun (2007)

    Roger Beck describes Mithraism from the point of view of the initiate engaging with the religion and its rich symbolic system in thought, word, ritual action, and cult life.
  • Monumentum

    Fragments of a Mithriac relief with Jupiter and Sol

    These three fragments of carved marble depict Jupiter, Sol, Luna and a naked man wearing a Phrygian cap, with inscriptions calling Mithras Sanctus Dominum.

    TNMM594 – CIMRM 332, 333

    [Domi]no sanct[o / o]ptimo maxim[o / sa]lutari iussu eius / libens dedit / [M(arcus)] Modius Ag/[atho] cum / [suis pro Faus]to / pat[rono]. Dedit M. Modius [Agatho] / sancto domino / invicto Mithra…
  • Liber

    Mithriaca III. The Mithraeum at Marino (1982)

    This magnificently illustrated publication renews the Mithraic dossier on the basis of concrete data, with caution and penetration. Marino's discovery is disconcerting and rekindles the controversy about the order in which bands should be read.
  • Monumentum

    Sol and Mithras fresco of Dura Europos

    Sol watches Mithras as he gazes Mithras gazes up to heaven while sharing the sacred meal.

    TNMM203 – CIMRM 49

  • Monumentum

    Feast scene with Mithras and Sol from Ladenburg

    A naked Sol leans over his fellow Mithras while raising his drinking-horn during the sacred feast.


  • Monumentum

    Bust of Sol from San Clemente

    This marble bust of Sol, found in the Mitreo di San Clemente, had five holes in the head where rays had been fixed.

    TNMM738 – CIMRM 343

  • Monumentum

    Mithras-Sol Altar from the Carrawburgh

    One of the altars from the Carrawburgh Mithraeum depicts the bust of Mithras or Sol.

    TNMM180 – CIMRM 847, 848

    Deo ♣ invicto ♠ / Mithrae M(arcus) Sim/plicius Simplex pr(a)ef(ectus) v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Sol of Via del Mare

    This small altar found in Rome depicts the god Sol with five rays around his head.

    TNMM329 – CIMRM 432, 433

    Invicto / Soli / Felicissimus et / Philocurius aed(em) / d(onum) d(edit)