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.
Three European museums celebrate Mithras with a continental exhibition featuring more than 200 works of art from Roman times to the present day.
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.
Recontextualizing the Initiation rituals of the Roman Mystery Cult of Mithras.
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.
Two Mithras-Attis terracotta from Kerch
Aion of Oxyrhynchus
Mithras head of Walbrook
Tauroctony found under the Palazzo Montecitorio (CIMRM 430)
Naked figure from Mérida
Mithras with the bow
Mithras sacrificing the bull at Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Mithraic meal from Proložac, Croatia
Tauroctony of Patras
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??? Is this an actual mithraeum?...
This is a great Mithraeum and a obliged visit if you go to Roma.
I was wondering if any mithraea have been found in Florence. Thanks.
I’m not sure why the rock birth isn’t on show in the museum.
It was, Pattie. It no longer exists.
This is actually in San Giovanni al Timavo, a little way along from Duino itself.
While there were many mithraea located at the forts on the Limes, there was not one at the Saalburg.
Merci pour l'information, Zi. En effet, la sculpture jointe faisait partie d'un autre ensemble.
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