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.
On the occasion of the discovery of a Mithraeum in Cabra, Spain, we talk to Jaime Alvar, a leading figure in the field of Mithraism. With him, we examine the testimonies known to date and the peculiarities of the cult of Mithras in Hispania.
Yolanda's multimedia dissertation focuses on the cognitive mechanisms that motivate Mithras worshippers. Her work includes a podcast entitled Conversations about Mithras.
The Digital Atlas of Roman Sanctuaries in the Danubian Provinces (DAS) is the first comprehensive and open access representation of sacralised spaces in the area.
We propose to revisit a passage by the prolific author Marteen Vermaseren that highlights correspondences today forgotten between the Roman Mithras and its Eastern counterparts.
A place of worship for the Roman god of light Mithras was discovered during archaeological excavations in Trier. This includes a larger relief.
Las excavaciones llevadas a cabo en el yacimiento arqueológico romano de la villa de Mithra, en Cabra (Córdoba), han deparado el excepcional hallazgo de un mitreo, o zona destinada al culto al dios Mithra, cuya estatua fue descubierta hace unos 70 años.
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
The Mithraeum of the Crypta Balbi was locted in the middle of a densely populated insula near the theatre of Cornelius Balbus.
The Mithraeum of Marino is the longest temple devoted to Mithras know hitherto.
The 'Mithraic cave' in the Gradische/Gradišče massif near St. Egidio contained vessels decorated with snakes and the remains of chicken bones and other animals that were consumed during Mithraic ceremonies.
The London Mithraeum also known as Walbrook Mithraeum has been contextualized and relocated in its original emplacement in 2016.
Antiochus I shakes hands with Mithras
Tauroctony relief of Sarmizegetusa
Dedication inscription from Koenigshoffen Mithraeum
Tauroctony of Syracuse
Intaglio with Mithras and Kabiros
Mithras killing the Bull from L'Origine de tous les cultes
Venus of Mérida small sculpture
Sol in quadriga of Entrains
Tauroctony of Bologna
There is a mixture of 2 mithraeums in the text.
I did not express myself well.
Interesting that the couch's covering isn't recognizable as the slain bull, though I'm not sure I wo...
You might be interested in a digital reconstruction that I did of the 2nd c.
Can't wait for more details...
Dear Collegue: May I consult You in order to a potsherd on which the word 'leonis' has been grave...
I’m not sure why the rock birth isn’t on show in the museum.
New excavations in the Villa del Mitra (Nov 22-February 23) have provided a room with benches and co...