The exhibition The Mystery of Mithras opens at the Mariemont Museum in Belgium, home of Franz Cumont, the father of studies on the solar god.
Three European museums celebrate Mithras with a continental exhibition featuring more than 200 works of art from Roman times to the present day.
On the occasion of the exhibition, the Royal Museum of Mariemont invites five experts from Europe to emulate the research on the cult of Mithras.
Despite the current political landscape of the US, we can look to antiquity to see that the red cap was actually once a symbol of citizenship and welcome to the foreigner.
Sarah E. Bond
La Domus de Mitreo y el Centro Arqueolóxico de San Roque muestran otra cara del viejo Lugo
Lorena García Calvo
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.
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.
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.
Hekate of Sidon
Mithras rock-birth fresco of Hawarte
Altar from Mérida 'pro salute'
Mithraic vase of Lezoux
Tauroctony of Palermo
Tauroctony of Ottavio Zeno
Cautes with bull head of Sarmizegetusa
Inscription on a leonteum of Umbria
Major fresco of the Mitreo Barberini
According to Robert J. Bull (February 2011) this Mithraeum has been demolished.
I would humbly suggest that #6 on the left might be a representation of Narcissus, having fallen in ...
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